|Cinnamon Roll Ingredients|
|2 packages yeast||1/4 cup soft margarine or butter|
|2/3 cup warm water||2 tablespoons shortening|
|1 cup warm milk||2 eggs|
|2 and 1/2 cup sugar||6 cups flour|
|1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt||1 tablespoon cinnamon|
|Powdered Sugar Icing Ingredients|
|2 to 4 tablespoons softened butter - whipped until creamy||1 teaspoon vanilla - whipped into butter|
|1 to 3 cups powdered sugar - slowly added until desired consistency||---|
In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add warm milk, 1/2 cup sugar, salt, margarine, shortening, eggs and 3 cups flour. Mix at low speed until smooth, then at medium speed for about 2 minutes. Stir in 2 or 3 of the remaining cups of flour. Turn out on floured board and knead until smooth and elastic. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 20 minutes.
Roll out into a 12 by 20 inch rectangle. Brush dough with soft margarine or butter. Mix 2 cups sugar and the cinnamon, then sprinkle the mixture on the dough. Roll up like a jelly roll,then cut into 1 inch slices. Place into large 9x13 greased baking pan and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight (or at least 2 hours). When ready to bake, remove from the refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for 20-30 minutes. Bake for 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees. Glaze with the powdered sugar icing. Makes about 20 rolls.
Last updated 03/28/2020 -- R Cordia