Monday, December 26, 2011

Challah Cinnamon Rolls

It's probably because I've got Sufganiyot on my mind, but here's another non-challah recipe for you all :)  This one is PRACTICALLY challah, so I feel like it counts.  The Hazz and I are visiting my mom this week and needed some seriously delicious brunch food.  Enter Challah Cinnamon Rolls.
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Use my regular half batch recipe (or your own personal challah recipe) but add 1 tsp vanilla to the dough.  Proceed as usual.  When the dough has doubled in bulk, take half the dough.  Roll out on a floured surface in as square of a shape as you can.  Melt 4 tbsp (half a stick) of margarine or butter in the microwave.  Brush over the dough and sprinkle LIBERALLY with cinnamon and sugar.  Roll the dough slowly, being careful to avoid any air bubbles.
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With a sharp, serrated knife, cut in sections about an inch and a half long.  Place in a greased cake pan.  We placed between 6 and 7 in a pan.
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Bake as normal, 350 for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.  Check about 10 minutes in to make sure none of the rolls have opened up too far.
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While the rolls are baking, mix a frosting of powdered sugar, milk, and 1/2 tsp of vanilla until the mixture is smooth but not runny.  If too runny, add powdered sugar; if too thick, add more milk.  Add a dollup of the frosting to each rolls and then spread with a knife.
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Enjoy!  Who knew challah could do this too!?!?!?!
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3 comments:

  1. OMG you have made this pregnant woman STARVING.

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  2. Those look amazing. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I'd love it if you'd come by and link your rolls up. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2011/12/sweets-for-saturday-50.html. It'll be open till Monday night.

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