Well, perhaps your Mama should slap you if she doesn't get any of these delicious, easy-to-make, New Orleans-style Cinnamon Rolls.
This is a great recipe for homemade cinnamon rolls that can be taken anywhere - "Ya mama's house", a church social, or just for a special family breakfast; easy to make but, unfortunately, they run out fast.
"Inexpensive to make - but this will be remembered as a priceless family recipe."
Step 1: Ingredients needed:
*Yield: 27 Cinnamon Rolls
* These amounts are for a triple batch if cooked in a 9"x9" pan - 9 rolls per pan. The extra dough can be frozen for up to 4 weeks.
4-1/2 Cups flour divided
1/2 cup solid shortening
1/2 Cup granulated sugar + 1 Teaspoon
2 Teaspoons salt
1 Cup brown sugar
1 Cup + 1/4 Cup warm water
3 beaten eggs - room temperature
2 packets active dry yeast
1 stick of butter, slightly melted. (Margarine can be used, but if you are going for slap ya mama, you might as well use butter.)
*3 Tablespoons ground cinnamon
>>> At least 3 Tablespoons, add more if you are a cinnamon lover.
*1/4 Cup pecan pieces-Optional
*1/2 Cup raisins-Optional
Icing: For one batch of 9 rolls:
1/2 Cup powdered sugar
1/4 Teaspoon vanilla
2 Tablespoons milk/water