The Wonderful Cinnamon Buns

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Lia O'Hara

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@LiaLingLing

This recipe is courtesy of my friend, Mia Drewniak. A dear family recipe handed down from her dear mom. If you are looking for a worthy cause to splurge some calories, this is it. It's the most wonderful homemade cinnamon buns.

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Serves:
15-20 people
Prep:
4 Hr
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

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2 Tbsp
butter (room temperature)
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
yeast (quick rising)
0.5 c
luke warm water

DOUGH

2 c
boiling water
0.5 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt (heaping)
2
eggs (beaten)
5-6 c
all purpose flour
0.25 c
lard (melted)

TOPPING

3-4 c
brown sugar
0.25 c
butter (room temperature)

How to Make The Wonderful Cinnamon Buns

Step-by-Step

  • 1Soak 1 tbsp yeast in 1/2 cup lukewarm water, and set aside (cover with towel to keep warm). Melt the lard and set a side.
  • 2In a large bowl, start by mixing 2 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp flour into a paste. Add 2 cups of boiling water and 1/2 cup of sugar. Mix well. Add a heaping tsp of salt, 2 beaten eggs. Mix well.
  • 3Add 5 to 6 cups flour (enough to make a soft dough). Once the dough is soft, add the yeast water (they should be bubbly already). Knead until it is nice and smooth. You can add a little more flour if the dough is still super sticky - but avoid adding more than half a cup. Instead, dip your fingers in the warmed lard, and keep molding your dough until it's not sticky anymore. It should be nice and smooth now. Oil the bowl with the remaining lard. Cover with tea towel, and let it rise until it is double in bulk (around 1 to 1.5 hours).
  • 4Once it's doubled, punch the dough down. Divide the dough into two. Roll one dough with rolling pins, into a long rectangle shape. Spread soften butter on the dough surface, covered with generous mix of brown sugar and cinnamon. Roll the dough (from the long side). Cut into 20 pieces and arrange them inside a greased 9x13 pan. Repeat this step for the other dough.
  • 5Covered both pans with food wrap & towel. Allow the rolls dough to rise again in the pan (around 1 hour). Bake in 375 F for 25 minutes.

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About The Wonderful Cinnamon Buns

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Kosher




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