Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Tasty Tuesday


       This week, I cheated and copied a recipe from Taste of Home and I'm dying to make these, don't they look good, oh so good.....I've never really mastered a cinnamon roll from scratch, but then again, I haven't tried in over a decade but these deserve my full attention, so I will put my baking skills to the test here!


  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 3/4 cup warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 5-1/2 to 6 cups all-purpose flour

  • FILLING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ICING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons cappuccino mix
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the warm milk, buttermilk, sugar, butter, salt and 4 cups flour. Beat on medium speed until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky).
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down; turn onto a floured surface. Roll into an 18-in. x 12-in. rectangle; brush with butter. Combine the brown sugar, coffee granules and cinnamon; sprinkle over dough to within 1/2 in. of edges.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal. Cut into 12 slices. Place rolls, cut side down, in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 22-28 minutes or until golden brown. Place pan on a wire rack. In a small bowl, beat the icing ingredients until smooth. Spread over rolls. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

   Now, they don't sound too hard, so I'm up for the challenge! Yesterday would of been the perfect day for baking, it turned cold on us with rain and wind, even had to turn the heater back on just to get the house temp. up to 68. What a weird year for weather, I hope it all evens out soon. If you have any tips or trade secrets to making cinnamon rolls, please share, I could use all the help here I can get! Enjoy! 

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