Mmmmmm.....Cinnamon Rolls


1 box vanilla cake mix
2 T. yeast
5 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
3 c. hot tap water
1 stick soft butter

Stir together cake mix, yeast, 2 cups flour and salt in bowl of electric mixer. Add hot tap water. Mix with mixer until spongy (about 3 minutes). Add remaining 3 cups flour, one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Let rise until double in size (45-60 minutes). Roll out into a big circle 1/2" thick. The dough is quite sticky, so generously flour your work surface and rolling pin. Spread butter over dough. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar and roll into a log. Cut 1" to 1 1/2" thick. Put on cookie sheet*** and let rise until double in size. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 18-23 minutes - until light brown. Frost while hot.


1/2 stick softened butter
4 oz. softened cream cheese
3 c. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix well.

***I made my rolls Saturday night, but baked them Sunday morning, so I stopped at this point, covered them tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerated them over night. Sunday morning, I took them out of the refrigerator and let them rise until they doubled in size and then baked them.
After Z ate hers, she walked around and asked everybody else if they were going to finish theirs, and if not, could she; maybe she could just lick their forks.


Lindsey Jaye Parry said...

Megan I think it is time to post some videos demonstrating your recipes. Having in it out on the web it has a pretty good chance of being seen by some food network person and who knows what doors would open then?!

Of course by suggesting this it pretty much makes your your agent with entitles me to 15 percent of whatever you would make. That's the biz babe.

Megan said...

i would consider it but the cyclist said i have a face for radio. He also said that all percentages would just go into a bike fund for john.

Kamy said...

These were delicious and so easy to make. Thanks for the recipe!