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Old 05-14-2010, 11:37 AM   #1
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Big Mama Cinnamon Rolls

Hello all! I just discovered this website and I'm fascinated. Thought I'd share my absolute favorite recipe with everyone, my grandma's homemade cinnamon rolls. They're almost legendary among my friends n family. Happy cooking!

Big Mama Cinnamon Rolls

cup warm water
2 pkgs. quick-rise yeast
2 sticks butter, softened
1 cup milk
1 tsp. salt
4 cups self-rising flour
1 cup plus 2 tbsp. sugar
cinnamon to taste

1 cup powdered sugar
3 tbsp. milk

Dissolve yeast in water and add 2 tbsp. sugar. Melt stick of butter and add to milk. Combine with yeast mixture. Mix in salt and flour. Let rise for 45 minutes.

Roll dough out on floured surface, forming a rectangle about -inch thick. Mix 1 cup sugar with 1 sticks of butter and add cinnamon. Spread over dough. Roll into a log and cut into -inch slices. Place on pan; let rise for 30 minutes.

Bake at 400˚ for 10-15 minutes. Combine powdered sugar and 3 tbsp. milk; drizzle over warm cinnamon rolls.


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Old 07-28-2010, 01:28 AM   #2
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hi there....

instead of quick rise yeast, can i use instand yeast instead? and how much instead yeast shld i use?


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Old 09-05-2010, 03:27 AM   #3
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Thanks for sharing this recipe "arkmrs". My mom used to make the yummiest cinnamon rolls. I guess it's time I try making them too.
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Old 09-05-2010, 10:17 AM   #4
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Since Costco discontinued their "Gooey Buns", which were absolutely superb
cinnamon rolls, looks like I am gonna have to make the attempt to do my own...

So welcome to the neighborhood and thanks for posting a TIMELY RECIPE! LOL!

Now wish me luck cuz I'm not a baker......

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