Sunday, April 12, 2015

Grandma Jeanne's "Semi" Home-Made Hot Cross Cinnamon Buns


Ingredients:
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1 loaf frozen bread dough, thawed
2 tablespoons melted butter
2/3 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup heavy cream
2/3 cup sifted confectioner's sugar
1 tablespoon milk
dash of vanilla
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PREPARATION
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  • Roll dough into a rectangle, about 8x6 inches.
  • Brush with the melted butter.
  • Combine brown sugar, chopped nuts, and cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle over dough.
  • Starting at long edge, roll up, jelly roll fashion;
  • moisten edges and seal.
  • Cut roll into 20 slices.
  •   Place rolls, cut side down, into two 8 inch lightly buttered round cake pans. 
  • Let rise for about 1 1/2 hours. until doubled.
  • Pour the cream over the rolls and 
  • bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  • Combine confectioners sugar, milk, and vanilla,
  •  adding more sugar or milk if necessary. (I double this part!)
  • Drizzle over rolls while slightly warm
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  • Makes 20 yummy cinnamon buns


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