Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Step 1

Scald milk, add 1/2 c sugar, salt and shortening. Cool to lukewarm.

Step 2

In another bowl, place warm water, 3 Tbsp sugar, and yeast. Let yeast dissolve. In mixer bowl put milk mixture and yeast mixture along with the eggs and 3 c flour. Beat at high speed for a few minutes. Turn mixer to low and add last 3 c flour. Put into a floured bowl and knead. Put into a greased bowl and let rise for 1 hour.

Step 3

Punch down. Divide in 1/2. Roll out each 1/2 into a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick. Brush with melted butter. Mix brown sugar, raisins and cinnamon. Sprinkle onto dough. Roll as for jelly-roll. Cut into 1 inch slices. Put in greased pans. Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.

Step 4

Bake at 400 degrees until good and browned (15 to 20 minutes). Watch carefully.

Step 5

Ice with mixture of confectioner's sugar and coffee.

Step 6

Yield two dozen

Things You'll Need

  • 2/3c Milk
  • 1/2c + 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/4ts Salt
  • 6tb Shortening
  • Melted butter or margarine
  • 2/3c Warm water
  • 3 Cakes yeast
  • 3 Eggs, beaten
  • 3c Sifted flour
  • 3c Sifted flour (yes, another 3 cups)
  • 3/4c Brown sugar
  • 1/2c Raisins
  • 1 1/2ts Cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar
  • Coffee

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