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Spiral Cinnamon Rolls

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“Yum Yum Yum These take some time to make, but they are well worth it. If you like, before roling the dough up, you can sprinkle with blueberries (fresh), to make blueberry cinnamon rolls.”
READY IN:
3hrs
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
1 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine 1/4 cup milk, sugar, salt, and 3 tablespoons butter in a saucepan; heat until the butter melts. Let cool to 105F-115°F.
  2. Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large mixing bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in milk mixture, 1 1/2 cups flour, and egg; bat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in remaining 3/4 cup flour.
  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic ( it usually takes 8-10 minutes). Place in a well greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cober and let rise in a warm place ( about 85 degrees), free from drafts, 1 hour. Dough should double in bulk.
  4. Punch down dough, turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a 12 x 8 inch rectangle; spread with 2 tablespoons butter. Combine brown sugar, and cinnamon, sprinkle ove rectangle. Sprinkle with raisins, if desired. Roll dough up like a jellyroll, starting at the long side. Pinchthe seam to seal, but do nt seal the ends. Cut roll into 1 inch slices' place slices, cut side down, in a greased 8 inch sqaure pan. brush top with melted butter. Use a fork to gently lift the center of the rolls, to from a peak.
  5. Cover and let rise in a warm place free from drafts, about 40 minutes 9 they will NOT double in bulk). Bake at 350F for 35 minutes.COmbine powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons milk, stir well. Drizzle over warm rolls.

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