Amish Sweet Rolls-Cinnamon Rolls

 

Combine:

        1 cup scalded milk

        1 1/2 teaspoon salt

        1/2 cup sugar + 1 tablespoon

        1/2 cup shortening-I have started using butter-Makes moister

 

Add:

        1 cup water

        2 beaten eggs

        2 teaspoons vanilla

 

Add: & beat well:

        2 tablespoons yeast with flour (approx. 5-6 cups flour)

 

Add: flour to knead lightly. Let rise(1-1 hr). Punch down. Shape(Roll out). Brush with melted butter (I now use sour cream). Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.(I use brown sugar and cinnamon). Roll. Cut into 1 1/2 slices. Put in greased pan. Let rise about 1 hour.

Bake at 425 degrees for 11-13 min.(Best if they are slightly golden brown so watch). Let cool then frost. Frosting-powdered sugar with milk beaten to make creamy white frosting. Could add some vanilla to taste.

Yield:15-16 rolls