Tee's Cinnamon Roll

theresa johnson


This recipe for me is special because I learned how to make it when I was in High school Home Economics class in 1969. Those were the days. We would make them and treat the teachers and friends with our treats. I Was always the one making and kneading the dough, such fun. After marriage and three daughters I continued the roll making for my family and friends. I made these for my daughters 12th wedding anniversary they love my cinnamon rolls

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1 package dry yeast
1teaspoon salt
1egg beaten
4 cups all-purpose sifted flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup melted margarine
1/2 cup scalded milk
1/2 cup warm water

How to Make Tee's Cinnamon Roll


  • 1Heat oven to 350•f
  • 2Dissolve yeast in your 1/2 cup warm water. Set aside
  • 3IN large mixing bowl, mix scalded milk, melted margarine,sugar,salt, and beaten egg, mix thoroughly. Add 2 cups flour and mix until smooth.
  • 4Add yeast mixture to flour mixture and beat well. Add remaining flour, until dough form a ball, or pull away from sides of bowl.
  • 5Sprinkle kneading surface with a little flour. Knead dough for at least 10 minutes. Great time for arm exercises
  • 6Grease bowl with margarine. Place dough in bowl turn to cover the dough completely. Cover bowl with wax paper or a clean towel. Let dough rise in a draft free area of your kitchen, I place my bowl on top of my refrigerator. Let rise until double, or 1 1/2 hour.
  • 7After 1 1/2 hours punch dough down. Divide dough to make two balls .Knead dough. Roll out dough into a rectangle. Spread melted margarine on dough. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar and 1/2 cup raisins on rectangle. Start rolling from the long side of the dough. Roll until you make a roll. Pinch ends closed. Cut slices at 1 to 2 inches. Each ball should make 12 nice size cinnamon roll.
  • 8Place rolls close together In a well greased baking pan. Cover the rolls and let rise for about 45 minutes. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Cool in pan. Drizzle with powdered sugar glaze. Mix 4 Tablespoons margarine, with 2 cups powder sugar and 1tablespoon vanilla for the glaze. Drizzle after rolls cool.
  • 9How to make cinnamon sugar.
    Mix 3/4 cup sugar and 2tablespoons cinnamon together.

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About Tee's Cinnamon Roll

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American

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