Simply Sinful Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe by Dine Dish
READY IN: 4hrs




  • Soften yeast in 1/2 cup of warm water, with 1 teaspoon sugar added; Set aside for five minutes.
  • Put milk, sugar, salt, and about one cup flour in a large bowl,and beat well with a wooden spoon.
  • Then add eggs and yeast mixture and a couple cups of flour and beat again.
  • Add the soft butter and the rest of the flour,adding the rest of flour very slowly, until the dough is still too stiff to stir.
  • Knead the dough until it is smooth and satiny, adding only enough to keep if from sticking.
  • Add more of the flour, as needed.
  • Place dough in a greased bowl, turning once to grease all sides.
  • Let rise in warm place until double, about an hour,covering bowl with a towel or plastic wrap; I use my oven with the light on and the oven itself turned on for 30 seconds; The optimum temperature is around 90 degrees.
  • Punch down, kneading for about 30 seconds to remove bubbles; Cover and let rise again.
  • Punch down dough again.
  • Cut with a knife into four parts, and shape into balls; Roll each ball into a 8 X 14 inch rectangle.
  • Spread the dough with about 3 tablespoons butter, leaving far edge unbuttered.
  • Spread with one fourth the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Roll up; roll tightly; Pinch edges; Cut into slices.
  • Place in greased pan and let rise until double in size, 45-60 minutes.
  • Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Frost with a powdered sugar glaze or light amount of canned vanilla frosting.