Basic Sweet Roll Dough for Cinnamon Buns

“This dough makes the best cinnamon rolls I have ever had, and family says it rivals "Cinnabons". This is a versatile sweet yeast dough that can be refrigerated overnight or baked the same day.”
1hr 39mins
24 rolls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, sugar, salt and yeast; blens well to mix. in small sauce pan heat water milk and butter until very warm (120-130 Degrees F.) Add warm liquid and egg to flour mixture. Blend at low speed until moistened. by hand add the other 3 cups of flour until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  2. On floured surface, knead in another 1 to 2 cups of flour until dough is smooth and elastic, about 8-10 minutes. place dough in greased bowl and let rise covered in a warm place, until doubled in size.abouy 45 to 60 minutes.
  3. Punch dough down and divide in half. Shape and bake dough as desired, I make cinnamon rolls with this rolling it out spreading melted butter on it and sprinkleing it with cinnamon sugar and rolling up to cut in 1inch slices.
  4. To make dough a day ahead, after first rise time, punch dough down and cover to refrigerate overnight.

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