Saturday, January 23, 2010

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Sweet Breakfast Biscuits

I love making cinnamon rolls but I often don't like the time you have to invest in making them. There are times when I want cinnamon rolls but I don't want to wait while they rise. I came across this recipe and it's a great alternative to your more traditional recipes. They are called cinnamon biscuits because they don't have the soft and chewy feel of cinnamon rolls. They are also denser, but they have all the right elements of a delicious cinnamon roll.

Glazed Cinnamon Biscuits

Source: All Recipes (here)

2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
5 teaspoons milk
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.

In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in 4 tablespoons of the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 8 to 10 times. Roll into an 11-in. x 8-in. rectangle about 1/2 in. thick.

Melt remaining butter; brush 1 tablespoon over dough. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over butter. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with long edge. Cut into 12 equal slices. Place with cut side down in a greased pan. Brush with remaining butter.

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes.

Combine glaze ingredients; spread over warm biscuits. Serve immediately.

1 comment:

Eliana said...

I will have to give these a try because the only bummer about cinnamon rolls from scratch is that they are a little time consuming.