I've finally perfected my cinnamon bun recipe.... and here it is!
- 4 3/4 c flour or 5 cups
- 2 tsp instant yeast
- 6 1/2 tbsp sugar
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 c softened butter
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 c very warm milk.
And zest or orange or lemon (optional)
Cream butter, add eggs, add mixed dry ingredients working the butter into the flour by hand
- Add warm milk, knead together until very smooth for 10 mins.
-Allow to double in size oiled and covered in a bowl, then roll out and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar (you can spread with butter first if you want)
-Roll it up and cut thick slices then arrange in a parchment lined pan and allow to double in size again.
-Bake at 350 for 20-30 mins.
For a delicious alternative, try the Tahini bun. Spread some tahini (middle eastern sesame paste) on the dough and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and bake. It's rather delicious and apparently a legit greek recipe.
Yum yum! ^_^