Best Ever Sweet Rolls

Recipe by Krsi Sue
READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 3-4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (1/4 ounce) packages yeast
  • 13
    cup oil
  • 2 12
    cups water, 110 degrees
  • 1
    (18 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 5 14
    cups flour
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 12
    cup butter, melted
  • fruit filling, your choice (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  • In large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water 3-5 minutes.
  • Add cake mix, 1 cup flour, eggs, oil and salt.
  • Beat well until bubbles appear.
  • Add 5 1/4 cups flour, slowly.
  • Mix in mixmaster or by hand until soft dough forms.
  • Knead about 5 minutes.
  • Place in greased bowl and let rise until double in size.
  • Punch down dough, and roll out on lightly floured surface.
  • Coat with melted butter, cinnamon, sugar and optional fruit.
  • Roll up like a jelly roll.
  • Cut with a dull knife or dental floss to desired thickness.
  • Place in a greased baking pan and allow to rise until doubled - - (If you wish to freeze them to bake later, skip this rising step and put directly into the freezer).
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-35 minutes.
  • Coat lightly with buttercream frosting once slightly cool.