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yummy sweet rolls

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Donna Farley
Willows, CA

Sweet rolls the surprise is the use of a cake mix in the recipe. Easy and the fun part is you can try different cake mixes.

(2 ratings)
yield 2 Dozen rolls
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For yummy sweet rolls

  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 2 pkg
    dry yeast (2-1/4 tsp = .25 pkg)
  • 5 c
  • 2-1/2 c
    hot water
  • 4 Tbsp
    margarine, divided
  • brown sugar ( just sprinkle evenly)
  • cinnamon (just lightly shake some on evenly)
  • raisins ( as many or as little as you like)
  • 1
    cube butter or margarine
  • 4 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    corn syrup, light

How To Make yummy sweet rolls

  • 1
    Mix first three ingredients.
  • 2
    Add Hot water, blend well.
  • 3
    Cover bowel and let rise until doubled in size.
  • 4
    Cut in half and roll rectangular shape. Spread with Two tablespoons of butter or margarine. Sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon and raisins.
  • 5
    Toll up and cut into 1-1/2 inch slices. Place in a greased pan with high sides. Repeat with other half of the dough.
  • 6
    Cover and let rise til doubled.
  • 7
    Preheat oven to 375
  • 8
    Combine topping ingredients and spread over the tops just before baking.
  • 9
    Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes
  • 10
    Chocolate cake mix is good.. I just omit raisins and add chopped pecans. Also have added some dried chopped dark cherries.

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