Easy Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls
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Serves: 30
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 Tablespoons yeast
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2½ cups milk
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • 4 teaspoons sea salt
  • 8 cups whole wheat flour
  • CINNAMON FILLING:
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ¾ cup sucanat (you can use white sugar if you want)
  • ½ Tablespoon ground cinnamon
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl mix water, yeast, and honey. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan, then add honey, salt, and milk. Heat this to 120 degrees, then remove from heat..
  3. Pour milk mixture into yeast mixture and stir. Stir in 8 cups of flour, 2 cups at a time (more or less as needed).
  4. Knead the dough for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Place it in a bowl, cover it, and let it rise for 1-1½ hours.
  6. After dough is nice and fat, punch it down and knead out all it’s bubbles.
  7. Cut the dough in half, setting one half aside.
  8. On a well floured surface, roll dough into a nice big rectangle, about ¼ inch thick.
  9. Use a pastry brush to spread ½ of the melted butter all over the rectangle.
  10. Sprinkle ½ of the sucanat/cinnamon mixture all over the butter.
  11. Roll the prepared dough, then cut into thin slices, about ½ inch thick.
  12. Place slices in a buttered baking dish.
  13. Repeat process with other ½ of dough.
  14. Allow rolls to rise about 30 minutes.
  15. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown at 350 degrees.
Recipe by Heavenly Homemakers at https://heavenlyhomemakers.com/easy-whole-wheat-cinnamon-rolls