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Monday, August 13, 2012

Quick Cinnamon Rolls

Note:  If you have a very eager and helpful toddler, this recipe isn't quick.
So.. here's the recipe.

Quick Cinnamon Rolls
2 cups flour (1 cup unbleached all purpose flour and 1 cup whole wheat flour)
2 tablespoon sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons margarine or butter
3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup sugar
3 teaspoons cinnamon
4 tablespoons butter

1. Preheat oven to 400
2. In a large bowl, beat egg with fork. add in sugar and vanilla extract; mix using fork. add milk and mix together.
3. In medium bowl combine the flour, salt, and baking powder.
4.Cut in softened butter; using hands to mix together.
5.Mix the flour and butter mixture into the large bowl mixture slowly. the dough will be a little sticky, so cover your hands in flour before you touch the dough.
5.sprinkle a good amount of flour (about 1/2 cup) on your counter top and flour your rolling pin. using a spatula, clean the bowl out to make sure you get all the flour and dough together, turn out the dough and knead it into a rectangle. a 9x13 cake pan, spray with olive a small bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons of butter (you can use your hands or a fork-i used my hands). sprinkle 1/4 of the mixture on the pan. a small bowl, heat remaining butter or margarine for 15 seconds. take out and set aside.
8.Roll out dough into a rectangle using your rolling pin covered with flour. once the rectangle is bigger and about 1/4 inch in thickness, its ready for the next step.
9. using your hands, spread the butter onto the dough, cover the dough with the rest of the filling want it to be evenly spread across the dough.roll up the dough, slowly and carefully, cut using a sharp knife into 18 small circles.put in cake pan cut side up. put in oven for about 10-20 minutes.
10. let cool a little bit. Eat.

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