Homemade Cinnamon Buns

Cara H.

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Serves:
14
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

BUNS

1 c
scaled milk
4 c
flour
1 pkg
active dry yeast
1/4 c
lukewarm water
1 Tbsp
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 1/2 Tbsp
cinnamon

ICING

4 oz
cream cheese
4 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1In a sauce pan, scald milk over med heat and then let cool to room temperature
2After milk has come to room temperature dissolve entire package of yeast and 1 Tbsp of Sugar in lukewarm water
3Then mix milk with 2 cups of flour and yeast mixture. Mix until incorporated.
4Place dough in a bowl and cover bowl with a dish towel. Let rise for 45 minutes
5After 45 minutes, in a separate bowl cream eggs, 3Tbsp butter, 1 tsp salt, and 1/2 C sugar
6Add 2 cups of flour and yeast dough and knead until smooth (about 2 to 5 minutes)
7Place dough in bowl, cover with dish towel and let rise for 45 minutes
8After dough has risen knead down for about 1 minute
9Roll dough out into a rectangle as best you can to about 1/2 inch thick
10Spread 3 Tbsp of butter on dough then sprinkle cinnamon and brown sugar on top.
11Roll dough length wise starting at one end and ending at the other. The dough will look like a log
12Using string about 6 inches long you are going to cut the log into cinnamon buns. First cut about ½ inch off of each end and discard.
13Go along the log and cut the dough with the string by crisscrossing the ends and pulling. Each bun will be about an inch apart. **You should get 14 to 16 cinnamon buns from this recipe.**
14Put cinnamon buns face up in two greased 9” round baking pans. **Let rise for 30 minutes.
15Preheat oven to 375°
16Make Icing
17Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown
18Ice buns while warm

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American