Yummy Sweet Rolls

Yummy Sweet Rolls

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Donna Farley


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 votes

2 Dozen rolls
2 Hr
25 Min


  • 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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