Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

3/04/2013





These, have zero vegetables in them.  But, they have some whole wheat. That makes them good for you, right?

These minis have been our cinnamon roll go-to recipe for a while now.  But, these are my first attempt at homemade-from scratch cinnamon rolls. OK, technically, second. The first batch of these was a bit too"wheat-y" for my taste. So, for the second batch, 1/2 of the wheat flour was sub for regular, all purpose, white flour.  Much better and softer texture.

A very yummy treat for breakfast, but, sorry..no veggies. :)



Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

by Table for Seven

Prep Time: 02:00

Cook Time: 00:20

Ingredients (Approx 10-12 rolls)

    FOR DOUGH
    • 1 cup plus 2 TBSP warm milk
    • 3 TBSP melted butter
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 cups whole wheat white flour
    • 2 cups all purpose flour
    • 1 TBSP yeast
    FOR FILLING
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 2 TBSP melted butter
    • sprinkle of cinnamon
    FOR ICING
    • 1 cup powder sugar
    • 1 TBSP milk
    • 1 tsp vanilla

    Instructions

    Pour dough ingredients into your bread machine according to manufactures directions, Select 'dough' cycle.

    Once cycle is complete, roll out into a large rectangle. Brush dough with melted butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.

    Roll tightly and cut into 3/4" slices.

    Preheat oven to 325 degree. Grease/spray a large baking sheet.

    Place rolls on prepared sheet and bake 20-25 minutes or until light brown.

    Mix icing ingredients until smooth, then, frost/drizzle on warm rolls.

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    14 comments:

    1. Those cinnamon rolls are SO gorgreous and look soooooo delicious. I find that 1/2 wheat & 1/2 AP is usually best for stuff like this too :)

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    2. These look Ah-Mazing! Thanks for sharing at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!

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      1. Thank you for visiting & hosting Chandra!

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    3. I also like to do a half white, half wheat so it won't be overwhelming. Did I mention I really want these cinnamon rolls???

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      1. So glad that I tried it on the second batch, much better :) I'll UPS you some!

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    4. one word: YUM! i am a sucker for a good cinnamon roll!

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    5. yeah,love whole wheat *anything*,these look sooooo good,must have!!!

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    6. Nice! Pretty sure that the addition of whole wheat flour means that you can have twice as many without guity...right?

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      1. LOL..that's what I figure too Liz ;)
        Thanks for visiting!

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    7. Hi Erin,
      Your Whole wheat Cinnamon Rolls look wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing this special recipe with Full Plate Thursday and enjoy your weekend.
      Come Back Soon!
      Miz Helen

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