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Northern Frontier Cinnamon Buns

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“Posted for Zaar World Tour 2005.”
3hrs 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, salt, margarine, eggs and almond flavoring.
  2. Dissolve yeast in warm water, let stand 5 minutes, then add to combined mixture along with milk.
  3. Blend together flour and mace or nutmeg.
  4. Add to above mixture, possibly needing a little more flour. Dough should be soft and just slightly sticky.
  5. Knead on a floured surface for 8-10 minutes, until thumb print 'bounces back'.
  6. Let rise about 2 hours in a warm place (75-85 degrees F).
  7. Punch down, let rest 20 minutes.
  8. Divide dough in half. Grease 2 baking sheets.
  9. Roll each half out into a 9*16 inch rectangle, about 1/8 inch thick.
  10. Brush one long edge with egg white mixed with water.
  11. Spread remaining surface generously with melted margarine.
  12. Mix cinnamon and sugar together.
  13. Sprinkle buttered portion generously with cinnamon-sugar mixture and raisins.
  14. Roll filled dough to egg-washed edge and pinch along entire edge to seal.
  15. Slice in 1 inch slices, place cut side down and nearly touching, best not too crowded or too near edge on baking sheets.
  16. Let rise until double.
  17. Bake in preheated oven at 375 F until lightly browned, about 15 minutes.
  18. Thoroughly mix frosting ingredients; frost buns while warm, but not hot, with frosting mixture.

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