Monday, January 31, 2011

Real Deal Cinnamon Rolls.

There is nothing better than having one of these on a rainy Saturday least for me. Fresh out the oven with a hot cup of coffee. I actually baked these for a small family get together.

Here is the recipe: (adapted from, by Lightly Toasted)
1 (1/4 ounce) package dry yeast
1 cup warm milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
4 cups flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon
1/3 cup butter, softened
8 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup cream cheese
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt

• In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm milk, for the dough.
• Add sugar, butter, salt, eggs, and flour, mix well.
• Knead the dough into a large ball (dusting your hands with a little flour, if too sticky)
• Put in a bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place (for about 1 hour, or until the dough has doubled in size)
• Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
• Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface (until it is approx 21 inches long by 16 inches wide)
• It should be approx 1/4 thick.

• Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl, for the filling.
• Spread the softened butter over the surface of the dough, then sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon evenly over the surface.
• Working carefully, from the long edge, roll the dough down to the bottom edge.
• Cut the dough into 1 3/4 inch slices, and place in a lightly greased baking pan.
• Bake for 10 minutes or until light golden brown.
• While the rolls are baking mix together the icing ingredients.
• Beat well with an electric mixer until fluffy.
• When the rolls are done, spread generously with icing.


Try them and let me know how they turn out!



At January 31, 2011 at 3:17 PM , Blogger socialitedreams said...

oh my freaking god, why do those look SO awesome????

At February 1, 2011 at 3:54 PM , Blogger Marie said...

LOL. Niice Socialite:)


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