This recipe for Cinnamon Rolls is great for a special occasion or just a special treat.
These cinnamon rolls make take a little effort but once you taste them, you won't regret the time that it took to make them! They make a great gift.
Here’s what you’re going to need:
For the dough:
1 cup of warm milk (110 degrees F)
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup of sugar
4 1/2 cups of bread flour
2 1/2 teaspoons of bread machine yeast, or 1 package of rapid rise yeast
For the filling:
1 cup of brown sugar
2 ½ tablespoons of cinnamon
1/2 cup of butter, softened
For the icing:
1 (3-ounce) package of cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup of butter
1 1/2 cups of confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
Here’s what you need to do:
If you are not using a machine, dissolve the yeast in the warm milk mixed with the sugar in a large bowl. Let sit for 10 minutes until the mixture becomes foamy. Add the margarine, salt, and eggs. Add the flour and mix well. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough for about 5 to 10 minutes. Put in a bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place about 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
You can make these the night before and then let the dough sit on the counter for an hour before baking. The unbaked rolls also freeze well.
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