More on the Bakery

By: plapman , 12:58 PM GMT on April 27, 2012

Today will be cloudy with the wind becoming southeast at 30 km/h (19 mph) early this morning.Today's high will be 11C(52F). UV index 4 or moderate.
Tonight will be cloudy with a southeast wind at 30 km/h (19 mph) becoming light early this evening. The low will be near 4C(39F).
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It was a good day for my walk with Abbey yesterday with he winds gone but it looks like they may be back today.
I stopped and talked with a neighbor down the street where for sale had popped up. He said it was getting too hard too keep up with the yard maintenance and him and his wife are moving to an apartment.
It will be hard for him. As a younger man he was a heavy equipment operator and now him and his son are back yard mechanics. On my walk with Abbey I often hear them working on a car in the his garage. it will be long days for him without a garage to tinker in.
Yesterday the bakery produced more cinnamon buns. I can't find a recipe that make the light lighter buns I want and always end up with biscuit like bun and not the the bread like texture I want.

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5. Alleyoops
3:09 AM GMT on April 28, 2012
Just a note: frozen bread dough is also great for making pizza crusts with and you add your own fillings...a little tomato sauce, your cheese and other goodies including bacon, ham, etc or you can make a Sweet Pizza by using little marshmallows, chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, cherries etc as toppings then bake....personally I like sliced apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, chopped walnuts with carmel drizzled over them....hee heee heee
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4. Alleyoops
3:05 AM GMT on April 28, 2012
Easy Cinnamon Rolls

These easy cinnamon rolls are made with a loaf of frozen bread dough, walnuts, cinnamon, and brown sugar.
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

1 loaf frozen bread dough, thawed
2 tablespoons melted butter
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup heavy cream
2/3 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon milk
dash vanilla

Roll dough to a rectangle, about 18x6 inches. Brush with the melted butter. Combine brown sugar, chopped nuts, and cinnamon; sprinkle over dough. Starting at long edge, roll dough up, jelly roll fashion; moisten edges and seal. Cut roll into 20 slices. Place rolls, cut side down, into two lightly buttered round cake pans. Let rise for about 1 1/2 hours, until doubled. Pour the cream over the rolls then bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Combine confectioners' sugar, milk, and vanilla, adding more sugar or milk if necessary. Drizzle over rolls while still warm.
Makes 20 cinnamon rolls.
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3. Alleyoops
3:01 AM GMT on April 28, 2012
Grandma's Cinnamon Rolls


1 pkg. active dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees)
1/2 cup lukewarm milk (scalded then cooled)
1/3 cup sugar (1/2 cup if you like it sweeter)
1/3 cup shortening, or margarine or butter, softened
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg
3 1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour(if using self-rising flour omit salt)
Cinnamon Mixture:
2 tablespoon margarine or butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions for making the cinnamon rolls,
Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl. Stir in milk, sugar, shortening, salt, egg and 2 cups of the flour. Beat until smooth. Mix in enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface, knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Place in greased bowl; turn greased side up. Cover; let rise in warm place until double, about 1 1/2 hours. (dough is ready if an indentation remains when touched).

Punch down dough; on a lightly floured surface roll dough into rectangle about 9-x18-inches; Once rolled out spread with margarine. Mix sugar and cinnamon together in small dish. Sprinkle over rectangle.(This is optional - If you like raisins or chopped nuts you may sprinkle a 1/2 cup of each) over the sprinkled cinnamon before rolling up. Roll up tightly, beginning at wide(18) side.Seal well by pinching edges of roll together.Stretch roll to make even. Cut roll into 1 to 1 1/2 inch slices. Place a little apart on greased pan or cookie sheet . Cover and let rise until double in bulk, about 35 to 40 minutes. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Bake until golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Spread rolls with Glaze cinnamon rolls while warm. Makes about 18 cinnamon rolls. Glaze: Mix powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until glaze is smooth and of desired consistency. Add little more milk if too thick.
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2. unclemush
9:53 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
Hi Tony.If you have trouble getting rid of the new baked goods let me know.I may be able to help.:)
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1. kwgirl
7:07 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
Hi, I just wandered in here. If you don't want biscuit type rolls, try a recipe with yeast. The yeast rising will make the difference. Betty Crocker should have some recipes on line.
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