Thursday, February 24, 2011

{ Baking In The Morning - Serious Goodness }

Whatever was I thinking??!?! 
My husband wanted fresh hot Cinnamon Rolls to take to his early morning meeting at work. 
So me being the ever good wife that I am made them. 

I started last night and got all the rolls on trays, saran wrapped the suckers and stuck them in the fridge. When the Mister got up this morning he preheated the oven and got them out and rising again. Well, THIS RECIPE doesn't like that (mental note to self) they just weren't the same. So now I have to remake the hummers (one of these days) so I can prove to his Co-Workers that I really can bake. 
Don't get me wrong they are still delicious & yummy but they just didn't have that same Fabulous-ness that they normally do!

But let me just say that this recipe is HANDS DOWN the most:
Most Delicious 
Roll recipe I HAVE EVER HAD!
Just make them all on the same day..... :)

Thanks to my friend Kim for sharing her amazing recipe with me.

Cinnamon Rolls

Mix and Cool:
 2 C. boiling Water
1/2 C. brown Sugar
1 C. butter or margarine
1/4 C. white sugar
I let this cool in my kitchen aid bowl in my sink filled with a little cold water and I stir it often.

Add in a bowl: 2 Tbsp yeast in 1/2 C. warm water wait until bubbly. 
I add a sprinkle of sugar to help proof the yeast.

After your bowl of "sugar water" is cooled off enough add your yeast mixture to it and then add the following:

2 eggs slightly beaten
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
7 C. flour or more for a soft dough

Mix and cover. 
Let raise.
Carefully put raised dough on Oiled or floured surface. It rolls out fast
& easy when it's raised up.  Roll out to 1/4" thick.  
Brush dough with melted butter, and then sprinkle brown sugar all over it. 
Next sprinkle cinnamon all over dough.  
Roll up tight Cut into 2" rolls.  
Place on a greased cookie sheet. 
 Cover with a towel and let raise really well. 
Bake at 375 degrees for 18 minutes.
Makes 3 dozen rolls

3/4 C. Soft butter
3 C. Powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. Vanilla
Pinch of Salt
1-2 Tbsp. Milk

Mix well with electric mixer it should be thick and creamy.

Pin It


  1. YUMMMMM-OOOOOO!!! I've had these and this recipe is the best.

    If you want to prove you can bake--forget Lloyd's co-workers....
    bring me some ;)

  2. I could die over how good those look!! Thanks. :)

  3. OH Rachel... Today will be day 3 at the gym and these are making my mouth water and tummy growl...

  4. Looks so good. My mouth was watering as I read this post! YUM!

  5. Will you stop some by my house when you remake them? Yum-o. I'm too big and pregnant to make them myself.

  6. I'll be making these soon! You can never have too many cin roll recipes...Mimi

  7. Rachel!!!! I am trying to count calories and just reading this made my calories go up for the day!
    What a wonderful wife you are! How did his coworkers like them? Ranting and raving I can you not...just look at them...yummy! I have this friend who for years has made cinnamon rolls every Thursday morning for her family. I have always said that I wanted to start that tradition...I have known her for 11 years and I have not started that yet...hahaha I think working with yeast intimidates me!

  8. They look so yummy. I love the frame you have around the first pic. Thanks for sharing the recipe.


  9. Yum, I LOVE HM cinnamon rolls. I haven't found the "best" recipe yet so I think I will give these a whirl this week :-) Thanks for the recipe.

  10. I have a weakness for cinnamon rolls, but I eat every single one of them! Maybe I can gain some self control and try these!

  11. Tried making these the other morning and failed.. HORRIBLY! :( I think I used the wrong kind of yeast.. What kind did you use?

  12. These look great!!

    Have you ever tried The Pioneer Woman's recipe? SO easy! I like your frosting recipe, I add cream cheese to mine, mmmmmm...I just might have to make some tomorrow!


Comments? Why Yes Please!


Related Posts with Thumbnails