cinnamon rolls

Cinnamon Buns

1 cup (236 ml) milk
1 packet, 2 1/4 tsp or 6 grams instant dry yeast
1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp butter, melted and divided
1 Tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
3 cups (180 g) all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 Tbsp, milk
+ heat the milk in the microwave for about 30 seconds at a time until it is warm to the touch
+ let it cool to 110f (43c).
+ add the yeast, let rest for 5 minutes
+ add 1 Tbsp sugar and stir
+ let it sit until the milk starts to foam
+ add 3 Tbsp of melted butter to the milk and mix
+ add the salt to the flour in a large bowl
+ mix in the milk mixture into the flour to make a soft dough
+ kneed only enough to for the dough to be evenly mixed
+ form into a ball and toss it into a bowl with the 1 Tbsp of the melted butter. Coat the dough with the oil
+ let raise until the dough doubles in size
+ place the roll on a silicone baking mat and roll it out to a 1/4 inch thick using as little extra flour as possible to accomplish this
+ use a brush to paint 3 tbsp of the melted butter to the dough
+ evenly dust buttered dough with the 1/4 cup sugar
+ evenly dust buttered and sugared dough with the cinnamon
+ preheat oven to 350f
+ tightly roll the dough into a log with the seam side facing down
+ use twine to cut the roll into 2 inch segments.
+ place each segment into a greased 9x9 casserole dish
+ use any left over butter to brush on the rolls
+ let them raise for about 10 minutes, you are not looking for them to double
+ bake for 25-30 minutes
+ mix the powdered sugar and 2 Tbsp milk in a bowl with a whisk.
+ once the rolls are done drizzle the frosting over them


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