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“The best cinnamon buns I have ever had!”
3hrs 30mins
18 buns

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Disolve yeast in warm water in large bowl, let stand till foamy. Meanwhile heat milk to 150 degrees and allow to cool to 100. Once cooled stir in milk and 1 cup of the flour. Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.
  2. 2. Stir in sugar, 1/4 cup butter, salt and 2 cups of flour. Once combined turn the dough onto lightly floured surface; knead in the remaining 1/2 cup of flour until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes. Cover and let rise until doubled, about one hour.
  3. 3. Turn dough on to lightly floured surface and roll into rectangle 12"x18"; spread remaining 1/4 cup of butter on surface. In seperate bowl mix brown sugar, cinnamon and orange zest; sprinkle over dough. Roll dough up and cut into 1" peices crosswise. Arrange rolls in two greased 9" round pans cover and let rise until about doubled, about 30 minutes.
  4. 4. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Brush rolls with melted butter; bake until brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Invert immediately onto serving plate and enjoy.
  5. Glaze.
  6. 1. Sift sugar and wisk in cream and butter and spoon mixture over warm buns.

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