Heavenly Homemade Cinnamon Rolls: Worth the Effort and Calories!

Indulge in the ultimate comfort treat with our Heavenly Homemade Cinnamon Rolls. A labor of love, these soft and gooey cinnamon rolls are a delightful blend of buttery layers and the warming embrace of cinnamon. The journey to crafting these delectable treats is worth every moment, resulting in an irresistible pastry that’s rich in both effort and calories.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons whole milk

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, heat the milk until warm. Add white sugar and melted butter, stirring until sugar dissolves. Sprinkle yeast over the mixture and let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Combine flour and salt in a large bowl. Pour in the yeast mixture and knead until a dough forms. Let it rise for about an hour, until doubled in size.
  3. Roll out the dough into a rectangle. Spread softened butter over the surface and sprinkle with cinnamon, brown sugar, and chopped pecans.
  4. Roll up the dough tightly and slice into rolls. Place them in a greased baking pan and let them rise again for 30 minutes.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 25-30 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Prepare the glaze by mixing powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and milk. Drizzle over the warm cinnamon rolls.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Rise Time: 1 hour 30 minutes | Bake Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

These Heavenly Homemade Cinnamon Rolls are a true labor of love, with layers of indulgent flavors that make every calorie worth it. Soft, sweet, and oh-so-delicious!

Nutritional Information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 14g | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 5g

Conclude your culinary adventure with these Heavenly Homemade Cinnamon Rolls that effortlessly blend the satisfaction of a homemade treat with the warmth of cinnamon goodness. The careful craftsmanship and the heavenly aroma that fills your kitchen are the embodiment of comfort and indulgence. These rolls, with their perfect balance of sweetness and spice, are a testament to the joy of baking and savoring life’s little pleasures. Share them with loved ones, and remember that some moments are truly worth savoring, no matter the calories they bring. Happy baking!

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