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Prep1 hr 30 mins
A delicious way to use a cup of sourdough. I can't remember where I found it, but it is here for safekeeping and other's enjoyment.
- 3⁄4 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
- 1 cup proofed sourdough bread
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- 3 cups flour (or more)
- 1 cup raisins (optional)
- 1 tablespoon melted butter
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon cream
- Night before: Proof your starter. I usually get mine out of the refrigerator, where I store it, and add a cup of flour and a cup of water. Then I let the mixture sit loosely covered overnight on the counter. It should be bubbly and active in the morning.
- Heat the milk and the butter in the microwave for one minute. Allow to cool slightly. Add yeast and let sit until yeast dissolves.
- In a large bowl, mix the proofed sourdough, egg, salt and sugar. Add the milk mixture. Gradually add the flour to make an elastic dough.
- Knead for 5 minutes.
- Let the dough rest for 10-15 minutes.
- Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to approximately 9" x 13".
- Sprinkle the surface of the dough with the cinnamon mixture (and raisins if you are adding them).
- Roll up the dough.
- Lightly score the roll to create 12 rounds. Cut firmly with a sharp knife.
- Put the rounds in a lightly buttered 13"x9" pan.
- Allow to rise until rounds are touching each other and the sides of the pan. Approximately 60 minutes in a warm place.
- Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.
- Mix the icing to your desired consistency. Some people like it thicker, some prefer thin. Pour over the cinnamon roles while hot.
- Serve warm.