Monday, April 2, 2012

Kids in the Kitchen- Cinnamon Rolls-8th Link-UP

So glad you're here - please link up
your family friendly recipes 
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*although we love posts with the kiddos - they aren't required 
I'm partnering with Carrie @ YoungLivingOilLady

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook Circa 1960 

Basic Roll Dough: 
1 package active dry yeast or 1 cake compressed yeast
1/4 cup water
1 cup milk, scalded
2 tbs shortening
2 tbs sugar
1 tsp salt
1 well- beaten egg
3 1/2 cups sifted flour 

(healthy options - use turbinado or organic raw cane sugar - I use non-bleached flour)

Add active dry yeast to warm water, Combine scalded milk, shortening, sugar, salt; cool to lukewarm. 
Add softened yeast, egg. Gradually stir in flour to form soft dough. Beat vigorously; cover and let rise in warm place until double in size (about 2 hours). 

Roll 1/2 recipe Plain Roll Dough on lightly floured surface to rectangle 1/4 inch thick. 

Brush with 2 tbs melted butter; sprinkle with mixture of 1/4 cup sugar, 2 tsp cinnamon  

Carefully roll it up (not too tight); seal edge; cut in 1 inch slices 

Place cut side down in greased baking pan (or cookie sheet); cover and let rise till doubled in size

Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes; Remove from pan; cool and frost with cream cheese icing 
or Confectioners' Icing 

Cream Cheese Frosting: 
1 3oz packages cream cheese
1 tbs milk or cream
2 1/2cups sifted confectioners' sugar 
1  tsp vanilla 
*soften cheese; blend in milk; stir in sugar; add vanilla; blend well 
(this recipe give enough icing to do both halves of dough for cinnamon rolls) 

Confectioners' Icing: 
2 cups powder sugar
add sufficient milk to make spreading consistency - add dash of salt and 1 tsp vanilla 

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Happy Whimsical Hearts said...

Your scrolls look so yummy. My husband has a very similar recipe and it is delicious - mmm, making me hungry! And thanks for sharing at Happy Lil Hearts Are Baking!

Rebecca said...

YUMMY! My kids have been begging to make these...hmmmm.... miss ya!

Jenni Ryan said...

I'm drooling ;) These are definitely going on the list to make. cinnamon rolls are a big hit here but I have never tried homemade ones. I think it's a must try now :)

Kelli Becton-AdventurezInChild'Rearing said...

Thank you each for visiting and for linking up! We love to have you at Kids in the Kitchen - you always have awesome ideas and recipes! love it!

Lisa said...

Ok, these look TOO good! We love cinnamon rolls here. I know as soon as my oldest sees this, he's going to be begging to make them! :-) I think we'll do it when we're on Easter break. Thanks for linking up, as well! :-)

Carrie @ young living oil lady said...

Oh me... you are making my cinnamon rolls look pretty bad, LOL. Glad we didn't share our cinnamon rolls on the same week.:)
Love those boys cooking in the kitchen! Blessings and thanks for being my partner in Kids in the Kitchen! So thankful to be doing this together! God has blessed me with one amazing friend! HUGS!

Karen said...

These look so good! I was just thinking about making REAL Cinnamon Rolls and not those can things and here is the perfect recipe! Thank you.

Judy Haughton-James said...

The Cinnamon rolls look great! I would certainly enjoy them!:) I am a new Follower of your Blog. Take care and have a good day.

Jenn said...

Those look so good! Maybe we'll make some in the morning:) Looks like the perfect thing to brighten our rainy day.

Kelli Becton-AdventurezInChild'Rearing said...

Jenn, I wish you could just come on over for some in the morning ;) You know what? Jenn Perry @Daze of Adventure is coming over tomorrow - we're gonna hit the beach with the kiddos ;) said...

Thanks for another fun party!

Anonymous said...

Yumm! These would be great for Easter breakfast! Thank you for linking up!!

k balman said...

Wow you have such a successful link up congrats

Kim @ The Educators Spin On It said...

These looks delicious, can't wait to try them out with my daugther. So glad I just discovered Kids in the Kitchen! It's so great to see so many other's cooking with their children. We've been sharing weekly about Little Hands that Cook with Books. We've love to have you stop by! This past week we made Bunny Bread and Swedish Cookings as a part of our Around the World in 12 Dishes Blog Hop. We'd love for anyone to link up a Swedish dish if you have one.

MomLaur said...

Mmmm mmm good!

Francesca said...

I just love cinnamon rolls and my daughter does too. I make them often. Yours look so inviting! I am a new follower. Happy Easter from Rome!

Angie McFarren said...

I cannot allow my children to see this post. They will constantly be making the cinnamon rolls while I am not looking. :) LOL

kewkew said...

These look delicious. I have got to try these.
Would love for you to stop by Tots and Me and share. I have a weekly Kids and a Mom in the Kitchen linky. Here is this week's link. Hope to see you there.

Caramella said...

I see my mom saucysiciliana is already following you:). I also have a TEFL certificate like my mom and I love teaching children...but I don't know how to cook, I love to eat though:) Happy Easter!