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Yellow Cake Homemade Cinnamon Rolls July 24, 2012

I just returned from a 10 day vacation in Florida.  I spent the time at my parent’s house with my kids, husband, siblings, niece, nephew, and parents.  My sister and I made these together; I thought that was cute considering I found the recipe from the Six Sisters’ website.  There is a lot of waiting time (for the dough to rise), but the recipe is rather simple and the results are heavenly!  The recipe yields 24 cinnamon rolls, (2) 9×13 pans.  It seems like a lot, but they were great leftover, too!  Next time, I’ll prepare the cinnamon rolls the night before, refrigerate, and take them out an hour before baking (to rise) and bake in the morning.  I’ll update this post once I try that out!

 

Dough – Ready to Rise

The Dough has Risen

The Dough Rolled Out – Not Exactly a Rectangle 🙂

Buttered and Sprinkled with Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

Rolled Up and Ready to Cut

Cinnamon Rolls Baked and Iced

Ready to Eat!

 

As you can see in my pictures above, I did not roll out the dough in a perfect rectangle.  I just quickly rolled it out.  Any tips on how to get a nice rectangle shape to the dough?  Thanks!

 

Pinterest Pinhttp://pinterest.com/pin/40391727878820554/

Recipehttp://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2012/07/cake-mix-cinnamon-rolls-recipe.html

Time:  10 minutes prep, 1.5-2 hours for the dough to rise, another 20 minutes prep, and 15 minutes bake time.

Substitutions:  The recipe yields 24 cinnamon rolls (12 in each pan).  We iced one of the pans with the cream cheese frosting when the rolls were still warm, so the icing would melt into the rolls.  We let the second pan cool completely and then iced them.  It was kind of an experiment to see which way tasted better.  I preferred the warm gooey cinnamon roll with melted icing, but they tasted great both ways!  🙂

 

 

Canned Biscuit Cinnamon Sugar Donuts! Yum! January 24, 2012

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I love fall because all the pumpkin farms sell my favorite apple cider donuts.  I was drawn to this recipe because I thought these cinnamon sugar donuts looked similar to the apple cider donuts.  It turns out they don’t taste like them, but that was expected!  These donuts were soooo easy, sooo fast, and sooo delicious.  My two daughters and I love them.  We will see what my husband thinks when he gets home (if there are any left).  I should note that they cook pretty fast.  I cooked the second side a bit too long, so make sure to pay attention.  One great thing about this recipe is that the only thing I had to purchase was the biscuits.  The rest of the ingredients are staple items found in most families pantries!  Also, this is a fun recipe to make with kids.  My 4 year old had fun cutting the holes in the biscuits and dipping in the sugar!

 

Update:  My husband said they were the best donuts he’s ever had!

 

Time:  18 minutes total!  I should deduct a minute or two for the time spent getting my daughter up from her nap.

Substitutions:  None

Pinterest pin:  http://pinterest.com/pin/40391727877767720/

Recipe:  http://www.littlebitfunky.com/2011/11/what-i-made-for-monday-naughty-donuts.html