Imagine fragrant, warm cinnamon rolls with each fluffy-light bite full of chocolaty flavor! Then imagine a yeast recipe that’s truly streamlined — easy! That’s our new Gold Medal recipe for chocolate cinnamon buns! (From 1960)
- 3/4 cup warm water (not hot — 110 to 115 F)
- 1 pkg. active dry yeast
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 /4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup cocoa
- 2-1/4 cups sifted GOLD MEDAL Flour
- 1 tbsp. soft butter
- 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 3 tbsp. sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped pistachio nuts, almonds or pecans
- 3/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cream or milk (more or less for icing to reach spreading consistency)
- In mixer bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add shortening, salt, sugar, egg, cocoa, 1 cup flour.
- Beat 2 minutes on medium. speed on mixer or 300 vigorous strokes by hand. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl.
- Stir in remaining flour; blend well. Scrape sides of bowl.
- Cover with cloth; let rise in warm place (85 degrees f) until double in bulk, about 1 hour. (If kitchen is cool, place dough on rack over bowl of hot water; cover completely with towel.)
- Stir down by beating 25 strokes. Turn soft dough out on well-floured cloth-covered board. Roll into rectangle, 12x9".
- Spread with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
- Roll up, beginning at wide side. Pinch edge into roll.
- Cut 12 pieces. Place in greased 9" square pan.
- Let rise in warm place (85 degrees F) until double, about 40 minutes.
- Heat area to 375 F. Bake 25 minutes.
- Remove from pan; frost top immediately with icing made with confectioners' sugar and cream or milk. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Serve warm.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 9 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 742Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 326mgCarbohydrates: 150gFiber: 3gSugar: 103gProtein: 10g
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