Whole Wheat Sweet Roll Dough and Cinnamon Rolls with Browned Butter Glaze Tell a Friend

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Whole Wheat Sweet Roll Dough
  • 2 packages - active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cups - warm water (105 to 115 degrees F)
  • 1/2 cups - brown sugar, packed down
  • 1/2 cups - lukewarm milk, scalded and then cooled
  • 1/2 cups - butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 2 1/2 cups - whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 cups - all-purpose flour
  • Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls
  • 1/2 - recipe of whole wheat sweet roll dough (above)
  • 2 tablespoons - butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cups - sugar
  • 2 teaspoons - cinnamon
  • - Browned Butter Glaze, recipe below
  • Browned Butter Glaze
  • 1/4 cups - butter or margarine
  • 1 cups - powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons - hot water, or a little more or less, to spreading consistency
  • Directions:

    For Sweet Roll Dough:

    Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in brown sugar, milk, butter, eggs, salt and whole wheat flour. Beat until smooth. Mix in enough of all-purpose flour to make dough easy to handle.

    Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Place in greased bowl; turn greased side of dough up. Cover; let rise in warm place until double, about 90 minutes.

    Punch down dough; divide into halves. Use half of dough in EACH of 2 batches of whole wheat cinnamon rolls.

    Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls:

    Roll dough into rectangle, about 15 by 9 inches; spread with butter. Mix sugar and cinnamon together in a small bowl; sprinkle over rectangle of dough.

    Roll up, beginning at wide side. Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal well; stretch roll to make even. Cut roll into 15 slices.

    Place slightly apart in a greased oblong baking pan, 9 by 13 by 2 inches, or in greased muffin cups. Cover, and let rise until double, about 25-30 minutes.

    Heat oven to 375 degrees F, and bake rolls for 25 to 30 minutes. While warm, spread with Browned Butter Glaze before serving.

    Browned Butter Glaze:

    Heat butter or margarine over low heat until golden brown. Remove from heat; blend in powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons of hot water until desired spreading consistency is reached.

    Brief Description

    Whole wheat dough perfect for making fresh cinnamon rolls.

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    Category:  Yeast breads

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 3 hour(s) 20 min
    Cook Time: 30 min


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    November 26, 2017

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