Saturday, May 1, 2010

Cake Mix Cinnamon Rolls and Cream Cheese Frosting

CINNAMON ROLLS1 white or yellow cake mix package
2 pkg. yeast
1 tsp. salt
2 cups flour
3 cups flour
butter to taste
cinnamon to taste
sugar to taste

Combine the first 4 ingredients. Add 2- 1/4 cups hot water. Mix. Add 3 cups flour and knead until well mixed. Let rise until doubled. Push down and roll out into a large triangle. Mix butter, cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle over dough. Roll up and cut in 1- 1/2 inch slices. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Frost while still warm with cream cheese frosting. Makes about 18 rolls.

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar. Store in the refrigerator after use.

3 comments:

Leah said...

OH, I cannot wait to make these! THanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Does it really use 5 cups flour or is that a typo?

Kelly E. said...

Yes, it really does call for 5 cups, although, I used about 4 last time. Just judge on how well it rising.

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