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Classic Cinnamon Rolls

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  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Packet)
  Unsalted butter stick/Margarine 11 Tablespoon
  2% low fat milk 11 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 Large, beaten
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 2 Tablespoon
  Sifted confectioners' sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, granulated sugar, salt, and yeast. In a small saucepan, heat 72 cup each of the butter and milk -with the water over moderate heat until very warm (120° to 130°F). Remove from the heat; -whisk in the egg.
2. Using a wooden spoon, beat the milk mixture into the flour mixture until a soft dough forms. Knead for 8 minutes or until smooth. Transfer the dough to a large buttered bowl, turning to coat with the butter; cover. Let rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled.
3. Butter a 15 1/2- x 14-inch baking sheet. In a cup, mix the brown sugar and cinnamon. Punch down the dough and roll out on a lightly floured surface into an 18- x 16-inch rectangle. Sprinkle with the sugar mixture. Starting at a narrow end, roll up the dough jelly-roll-style. Cut into 12 pieces, 1 inch thick; place cut-side-up on the baking sheet. Cover and let rise in a warm place 45 minutes more or until doubled in size.
4. Preheat the oven to 375°F. In a small sauce-pan, melt the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter over low heat and brush on the rolls. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden; cool on a rack for 5 minutes. Stir the confectioners sugar with the remaining 3 tablespoons of milk until smooth, then drizzle on the rolls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4125 Calories from Fat 1282

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g219.3%

Saturated Fat 86.9 g434.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 577.9 mg192.6%

Sodium 1187.7 mg49.5%

Total Carbohydrates 666 g222%

Dietary Fiber 25.9 g103.4%

Sugars 394.6 g

Protein 50 g99.8%

Vitamin A 94.9% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 77.7% Iron 112.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Cinnamon Rolls Recipe