Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

Marilyn Bowser


These are my answer to a husband who will not eat vegetables. They are light flavorful and can be made with sugar or a sugar subsitute. Everyone loves these with a cup of coffee or tea they are the best!


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 Hr
25 Min


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1 1/2 c
mashed sweet potatoes (cooled)
1/2 stick
1 c
sweet potato water saved from potatoes
1 c
1/2 and 1/2 ( milk may be used instead)
2 Tbsp
active dry yeast
1 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
3 Tbsp
sugar or sugar substitute
1 tsp
baking powder
5 1/2-61/2 c
all purpose flour


1/4 c
sugar or sugar substitute
3 Tbsp
1/2 stick

How to Make Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls


  • 1Place mashed sweet potatoes in bowl of stand mixer
  • 2Add sofenened 1/2 stick of butter and combine
  • 3Slightly warm the liquids and molasses and spinkle on yeast and stir and let sit 1-2 minutes
  • 4Pour yeast liquids over sweet potato mixture and combine
  • 5Add salt baking powder and sugar and mix
  • 6Mix flour in 1 cup at a time (dough will still be a bit sticky)
  • 7Replace mixing blade and attach dough hook
    knead with dough hook for 10 minutes
  • 8take dough hook out and cover bowl let rise in warm place about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 9When dough has doubled flour hands and remove from bowl the dump on floured board and roll out
    to approx 12by13 inch size
  • 10spread on butter, sugar, and cinnamon- roll up and cut in 12 equal slices
  • 11Place in greaded 13x9 inch pan / cover and let rise till doubled
  • 12Bake in a 350 degreed F preheated oven for 25 minutes.

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About Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

Course/Dish: Breads, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Eastern European
Hashtags: #sweet, #Rolls

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