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Classic Cinnamon Rolls

Classic Cinnamon Rolls

  • Prep

    30 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    2 h 45 m
Fleischmann's(R)

Fleischmann's®

First Place Winner at the 2008 Iowa State Fair!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 404 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 65.4g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 318 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine potatoes, potato water, butter, sugar, salt and hot water in large mixing bowl. Stir until butter melts; set aside and let cool. Combine yeast and 1/2 cup warm water in small bowl. Let rest 5 minutes. Add eggs, 2 cups flour and yeast mixture to potato mixture. Beat until well mixed. Continue adding flour, 1 cup at a time until soft dough forms.
  2. Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic (about 4 to 6 minutes), OR knead with electric mixer using dough hook. Place in a greased bowl, turning to coat. Cover.
  3. Let rise in a warm, draft free area about 1 hour, until doubled in size. Punch dough down; divide in half.
  4. Roll one portion of dough on a lightly floured surface to a 12 x 18-inch rectangle. Spread with half the butter. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle half of the mixture over surface. Roll up tightly lengthwise, sealing edges. Cut into 12 slices. Place in greased 13 x 9-inch pan. Repeat with remaining dough. Cover.
  5. Let rise 30 to 45 minutes until nearly doubled.
  6. Bake in preheated 350 degrees F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. Cool for 15 minutes. Combine icing ingredients and drizzle over rolls.
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Margie
114

Margie

9/7/2010

I've never rated before, but this recipe is too good to go without stars! These were so light and delicious, not heavy. I was worried because the dough was so soft, but they came out perfect. Nect time I'll add more cinnamon, that's literally the only flaw!

ajlog78
102

ajlog78

12/28/2010

This rating is for the dough only. It came out wonderful and the addition of the potatoes was new to me; I always like trying new things and this was easy. I used a different filling: 1/3 cup butter, 1 cup packed brown sugar and 2 1/2 tbls of cinnamon. YUM.

slave2mykids
85

slave2mykids

1/3/2011

Excellent recipe. The dough is indeed soft, but kneading on a floured service made it a workable dough for me. Note for others like me without a kitchen aid mixer. The dough crept up my hand mixer and almost ruined it. Mix by hand after the first 4-5 cups of flour. And like all allrecipe users, I changed the recipe. I used 2 cups of potato water, since it was already hot, Added 2 tsp of vanilla to the dough, and used half brown half white sugar and added a pinch of cloves to the filling. Definitely double the icing recipe. (Next time I'm going to add orange zest) Thank you for the recipe from a fellow Iowan! :)

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