Engineering a perfect DESSERT

Cinnamon Rolls

10 October-Mountain



2 eggs, room temperature and

enough water to equal 1 1/2 cups + 2 tbl

1 tsp lemon juice

6 tbl oil

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 3/4 tsp salt

5 cups bread flower

4 teaspoons yeast


1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup softened butter

3 tbl ground cinnamon


1/4 cup softened butter

2 tbl softened cream cheese

5 cups powdered sugar

3 tbl milk




Using bread maker -Put ingredients into the bread maker in the order listed and run machine on dough setting

Using stand mixer -Using the hook attachment put dry ingredients into the mixer bowl and mix on low speed for about 30 seconds, add wet ingredients into separate bowl and mix thoroughly.

Slowly add wet ingredients into mixer bowl and continue to mix on low speed for 6 to 7 minutes, until ball starts to form and sides no longer stick to bowl.

Remove from bowl and knead by hand for another few minutes. Set aside and allow to rise until double in size

To assemble:

Transfer dough to a well-floured surface and roll out into a large rectangle. Spread softened butter over surface of the dough until a thick layer forms. In a small bowl mix together brown sugar, granulated sugar, and cinnamon.

Sprinkle mixture over the buttered dough until well covered, you may want to make more of the mixture depending on the size of your rectangle.

Press sugar mixture into butter. Roll dough up into tight spiral and place seam side down. Cut into slices about 2 inches thick with floss or a serrated knife.

Place cinnamon rolls into a greased baking dish, cover with plastic wrap or towel and allow to rise for another hour.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and bake cinnamon rolls for 20-25 minutes until lightly golden brown.


Cream together softened cream cheese and butter until smooth. Mix in powdered sugar and milk until creamy. Spread over baked cinnamon rolls.



Submitted by:

Pamela Mountain 400x400

Pamela Mountain

Mechanical Engineer

South Burlington, VT

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Pamela works in South Burlington, VT, and is part of our engineering team. A recent grad from the University of Maryland, she does drafting and produces drawings in Revit and AutoCAD.