Basic Sweet Roll Dough for Cinnamon Buns

READY IN: 1hr 39mins
YIELD: 24 rolls




  • in a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, sugar, salt and yeast; blens well to mix. in small sauce pan heat water milk and butter until very warm (120-130 Degrees F.) Add warm liquid and egg to flour mixture. Blend at low speed until moistened. by hand add the other 3 cups of flour until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  • On floured surface, knead in another 1 to 2 cups of flour until dough is smooth and elastic, about 8-10 minutes. place dough in greased bowl and let rise covered in a warm place, until doubled in size.abouy 45 to 60 minutes.
  • Punch dough down and divide in half. Shape and bake dough as desired, I make cinnamon rolls with this rolling it out spreading melted butter on it and sprinkleing it with cinnamon sugar and rolling up to cut in 1inch slices.
  • To make dough a day ahead, after first rise time, punch dough down and cover to refrigerate overnight.