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Chocolate Cinnamon Buns Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amber Henninger

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. warm water
1 pkg. active dry yeast
1/4 c. shortening
1 tsp. salt
1/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1/3 c. cocoa
2 1/4 c. sifted flour
1T. soft butter
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3 T. ssugar
Chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
In mixer bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add shortening, salt 1/4 c. sugar, egg, cocoa, 1 c. flour. Beat 2 min. on medium speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl. Cover with cloth and let rise in warm place until double in bulk (about 1 hr.). Stir down by beating about 25 strokes. Turn soft dough out on floured board. Roll into rectangle 12'x9". Spread with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mixture..Roll up, beginning at wide side. Pinch edges into roll. Cut into 12 pieces. Place in greased 9" square pan. Cover and let rise in warm ;lace until double (about 40 min.). Heat oven to 375. Bake 25 mins. Remove from pan and frost immediately with icing (3/4 c. powdered sugar moistened with cream or milk to spreading consistency). Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
112 rolls
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 mkins. prep. 2 rising times of 1 hr. and 3/4r., 25 mins. baking
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Yeast breads are so rewarding but often are so complex, especially for beginners. This is very simple - no kneading.

 

 

 

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