October 13, 2012

Light and Airy Cinnamon Rolls

On the Menu Today~
Light and Airy Cinnamon Rolls

Enjoy these light and airy
cinnamon rolls for breakfast
with a hot cup of coffee.

*green food coloring, opional

Light and Airy Cinnamon Rolls

  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 3 teaspoons instant active dry yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 to 4 drops green food coloring, optional
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  1. Melt butter in hot water, add sugar and salt and stir together. Add cold water, stir. Add yeast and 2 cups flour. Stir together. Add egg and 1 cup flour, stir and mix well. Cover with plastic wrap. Let dough rise 1 to 2 hours or until doubled. 
  2. Mix together 1/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons cinnamon, set aside. Punch dough down. Roll dough into walnut size balls, roll each ball into melted butter and then roll each ball into cinnamon sugar mixture.
  3. Place balls in well buttered 13 x 9 glass baking dish. Let rise for 30 minutes or until dough is doubled in size. Bake at 350ยบ for 30 to 45 minutes.
  4. Drizzle with vanilla icing or icing of your choice, if desired.

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