Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are the perfect breakfast starter, and there’s nothing like the smell of fresh cinnamon rolls in the house. These cinnamon rolls take a bit of work to make but they are well worth it.
Ingredients:
•3 tablespoons butter (softened)
•1/3 cup white sugar
•¾ teaspoon salt
•¾ teaspoon cinnamon
•1 cup confectioner’s sugar
•1 ½ tablespoons melted butter
•1 ½ tablespoons milk
•1 egg
•½ cup milk
•2 ¼ tablespoons bread machine yeast
•½ cup water
•2 tablespoons butter
•¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
•¼ cup white sugar
•3 cups all-purpose flour

Directions:

  1. Heat ½ cup water, ½ cup milk and 2 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan
    until very warm.
  2. Put this mixture along with salt, yeast, flour, sugar and eggs into the bread machine as instructed by the manufacturer. Start it on the Dough cycle.
  3. Remove bread from machine and punch down.
  4. Roll into a large rectangle.
  5. Smear with butter (softened butter).
  6. Sprinkle a mixture of the cinnamon and 1/3 cup sugar over the rectangle.
  7. Starting at the long side, roll the dough up into a log and cut into 12 dif-
    ferent slices.
  8. Put the rolls in a greased 9×13 baking pan.
  9. Cover and allow to rise 30 minutes or so.
  10. Combine 1 ½ tablespoons melted butter, 1 ½ tablespoons milk, confec-
    tioner’s sugar and vanilla extract into a frosting and set aside.
  11. Bake rolls for 20 to 25 minutes at 375 F (be sure to preheat) and allow to
    cool for 10 minutes before spreading frosting.
    Tip: Add in pecans, raisins or walnuts after step 6 if desired.

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