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Cinnamon Rolls

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Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1/3 cup evaporated milk
1/3 cup water
very hot, hot
1/3 cup sugar
granulated, 3 tb granulated sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
6 tablespoons vegetable shortening
2/3 cup water
3 packages yeast, active dry
3 large eggs
6 cups flour, all-purpose
1/4 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 x raisins, seedless
to taste
1 x nuts
to taste
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup evaporated milk
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Combine milk, hot waer, sugar (minus two teaspoons), salt and shortening in large mixing bowl.

Stir to melt shortening. Combine lukewarm water, yeast, and reserved two teaspoons sugar in small bowl.

Let stand 5 to 10 minutes or until mixture expands and becomes bubbly. Add eggs to mixture.

Mix well. Stir in two cups flour. Beat until smooth. Add remianing flour until dough forms a ball and pulls away from bowl. Dough will be soft.

Turn out on lightly floured board and knead 8 to 10 minutes, or until smooth.

Place dough in large greased bowl. Turn to grease top. Cover with clean dish towel and place in warm draft-free place. Let rise 1 to 1½ hours or until doubled.

Punch down dough. Turn out on lightly floured board and roll out into thin (approximately ¼ inch) rectangles. Melt butter.

Spread butter with pastry brush on rolled dough. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon.

Spread evenly on buttered dough, spread to edges. Sprinkle raisins and nuts evenly over dough surface. Starting with long side, roll dough into a roll.

Cut roll into slices 1½ inches thick. Place slices, cut side down, on greased 12 x 18 inch baking pan.

Let rise about 1 hour, or until doubled. Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Icing: Combine sugar, vanilla, butter and evaaporated milk. Beat with mixer until smooth and creamy.

Add more confectioner's sugar or milk if needed for spreading consistency.

First published: last updated: 2016-09-30



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 435g (15.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 139828% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g 66%
Saturated Fat 18g 89%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 212mg 71%
Sodium 949mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 75g 75%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars g
Protein 56g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 14% Iron 60%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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