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.

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.


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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