How to Make 150 Cinnamon Rolls

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So, over this past weekend, my roommate and I decided to attempt to make a recipe that said it would yield 150 cinnamon rolls. We actually ended up with 158, and shared them with the people who live around us! It took about 4 hours in all, and was actually a lot of fun!! I’ve never used a recipe that yields such a massive quantity. It was such a great experience and definitely a great story!!!

Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients:

1 gallon milk                                                   24-30 cups flour                                         1 cup butter, melted

1/4 cup butter, melted                                   3 tablespoons salt                                       granulated sugar, to taste

8 tablespoons yeast                                      2 tablespoons baking powder                     brown sugar, to taste

2 cups sugar                                                 4 eggs                                                          cinnamon, to taste

Directions:

1. Pour the milk into a large pot, heat until just warm, sprinkle in 1/4 cup butter, yeast and sugar. Do not stir; let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes.

2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Pour the milk and eggs into the dry ingredients. Stir until a dough just forms, adding more flour if needed. Knead for about 10 minutes, or until dough is smooth and elastic. Divide dough into four portions.

3. Roll out one of the portions until it is about 1/4 inch thick. Brush on some of the 1 cup of the melted butter and then sprinkle with granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Roll into a log and make slices about 1/4- 1/2 inch thick. Place into a baking dish. Repeat with remaining portions. Let rise 1 hour 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350.

4. Bake the cinnamon rolls for 25-30 minutes, or until golden. Remove, let cool about 5 minutes, and serve.

So there you have it; a recipe for about 150 cinnamon rolls!! This could definitely be halved, or even quartered!! The cinnamon rolls themselves are delicious!!

Have a wonderful day!

Music I’ve Been Loving

Good morning!! I was thinking about what I should write, and I remembered that a while ago I wrote a list of music that I’ve been listening to a lot lately. So, I thought I’d revisit that idea!!

First up, a friend introduced me to Olivia Jean’s album, Bathtub Love Killings. It is overall just a really cool album!! If you have spotify, you can check out the whole thing there! If not, here’s a live version of Green Honeycreeper, which is one of my favorite songs.

I know its an old album, but Passion Pit’s Chunk of Change has been something that I’ve been listening to rather frequently! I’d recommend Better Things and Sleepyhead. They both have a really cool sound and also are lyrically interesting!!

Now for some oldies!! As has been previously established, I am a huge fan of most of Billy Joel’s work (and by most of, I mean everything except for We Didn’t Start The Fire). So, today, I think y’all should listen to his songs Scenes from an Italian Restaurant and Don’t Ask Me Why.

Well those are just a few of the songs that I have been playing over and over again for the past couple of weeks! I also definitely think you should check out Alt-J’s latest album, This is all Yours. There are some fun songs on there as well!!

What have you been listening to recently??