Ann Sather's Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe by Hey Jude
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
YIELD: 12 rolls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, stir the yeast and 1 teaspoon of sugar into the warm water and let stand for 5 minutes; stir in milk, melted butter, 1/3 cup sugar, salt and 1 cup flour; beat with a spoon or an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Gradually stir in 1 1/2 cups flour, keeping the dough smooth; if the dough is still moist, stir in 1 tablespoon flour at a time to make a soft dough; cover with a dry cloth and let it rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • Divide the raised dough in half.
  • On a lightly oiled board, roll out (with a lightly floured rolling pin) and stretch 1 piece of dough to make a 12-by-8-inch rectangle; spread 2 tablespoons of the soft butter over the top of the dough; sprinkle with half of the brown sugar and cinnamon; beginning on the long side, roll up tightly, jelly-roll fashion.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Cut the dough into 2-inch slices; place on greased and floured baking sheets; let the dough rise (in a warm place) until doubled in bulk, about 45 minutes.
  • Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Take the baking sheets out of the oven and place the cinnamon rolls on a wire rack to cool.
  • Top rolls with powdered sugar icing immediately.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Powdered Sugar Icing: Combine sugar, vanilla and 1 tablespoon milk in a small bowl; stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until icing is loose enough to drizzle.
Advertisement