Introduction: Cinnamon Rolls
How to make home made cinnamon rolls
Step 1: Dough
In a large bowl combine: 2 1/2 flour ans 1 pkg. active dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp.)
In a sauce pan (small pot) heat and stir 1 cup. milk, 1/3 cup. butter (or margarine), 1/3 cup. granulated sugar, and 1/2 tsp. salt just until warm (120-130 degrees F.)
Add liquid mixture to flour mixture along with 3 eggs. Beat with electric mixer on low speed for 30 sec.
Beat on high speed for 3 more minutes (stopping mixer to slowly ass 2-3 more cups of flour 1/2 cup at a time, a time and to scrape sides of bowl)
Turn dough out onto clean, lightly floured counter. Knead in enough of the remaining flour to make a moderately soft dough that is smooth and elastic (3-5 min. more)
Step 6: Filling
Stir together 3/4 cup. packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup. flour, 1 TBS. cinnamon.
Cut-in 1/3 cup. butter ( or margarine), until resembles course crumbs
Rolls dough out flat and sprinkle filling over the dough
Roll up dough starting from the long side. seal seams by pinching
Slice roll into equal pieces using "thread method"
Place cut sides down into pans. sides can be touching, but leave room to rise
Let rise in refrigerator over night, or one hour (covered) in warm place
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Bake 20-25 min. or until lightly brown. (If necessary, cover rolls the last 5-10 min. to prevent burning
Let cool slightly
Step 16: Glaze
Drizzle with glaze: 1 cup. powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp. vanilla, 1-2 TBS. milk