Monday, December 29, 2008
Grandma's Sweet Roll Dough
2 T yeast
1/2 c. warm water
1/2 c. + 2 t. sugar
1 cube butter
2 c. water
2/3 c. powdered milk
2 t. salt
7 c. flour
Dissolve yeast in 1/2 c. warm water with 2 t. sugar.
Melt butter; add 2 c. water and powdered milk.
Put milk mixture, 1/2 c. sugar, and salt in mixer. Add 3 c. flour and beat well.
Add yeast and beat well.
Add eggs and beat very well.
Add another 4 c. flour and mix.
Let rise 2 times (45 minutes each).
Form into loaves of cinnamon bread or rolls.
Bake 20-25 minutes at 375 degrees. Brush bread with butter after baking.
*For caramel rolls, place a generous amount of brown sugar in the bottom of a cake pan. Dot with butter and sprinkle with pecans. Roll out dough with butter and brown sugar and form into rolls. Place in prepared pan. Turn out of pan after baking onto a wire rack.
*Generously frost cinnamon rolls after baking!