Saturday, December 19, 2009

Aunt Lisa's Cinnamon Rolls

1 1/2 T. yeast
1 c. warm water
2 1/4 c. milk
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. crisco
1 1/2 t. salt
5 eggs
9-11 c. of flour
Mix yeast and warm water together. Sprinkle with a squosh (large pinch) of sugar, stir and let set.
Heat in microwave the milk, sugar, crisco and salt until the crisco melts.
Let the crisco mixture cool some then add 5 eggs and beat with beaters.
Add the yeast mixture and beat again.
Add 4 cups of flour and beat again.
Then add enough flour to make proper dough. (Proper dough is when the dough begins to pull away from the sides of the bowl; usually 5-7 additional cups)
Let rise until double in size.
Roll out to about 18x24 inches.
Spread on melted butter.
Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.
Roll up.
Cut in 2 inch thick pieces.
Spray cookie sheets with PAM.
Place 6 rolls on a sheet.
Let raise again.
Bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes.
1 cube margarine
1 c. brown sugar
6 oz. evaporated milk
1 bag powder sugar (2 lb.)
Boil all ingredients for 3 minutes.
Remove from heat and beat in almost (but not quite) the whole bag of powder sugar.