Amish Cinnamon Rolls
2 cups flour
1 cup milk
1 cup Amish batter * (recipe below)
Combine and let set at room temperature overnight or 10-12 hours. Stir down.
3 t. sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
Add into small bowl all at once to stir down. Pour dough
out on well-floured board. Knead until no longer sticky. Roll out to 1/2"
thickness in a rectangle shape. Brush dough with soft butter.
1/4 cup sugar
1 TBS cinnamon
1/2 cup crushed nuts
Sprinkle cinnamon-sugar mixture over dough. Beginning at
wide side, roll up, and seal seam.
Cut 1" slices. Place on well-greased cookie sheet. Let rise
30 minutes. Bake at 350 degrees F 30-35 minutes.
* Note: This recipe requires the Amish basic batter. This
is the batter that results after day 10 in the basic Amish Friendship Bread
Amish Friendship Batter
Do not refrigerate DO NOT use metal spoon
1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, stir
Day 1: Do nothing, it has been stirred
Day 2: Stir (use wooden spoon or plastic)
Day 4: Stir
Day 5: Add 1 cup milk, 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar
Day 7: Stir
Day 8: Stir
Day 9: Stir
Day 10: Add 1 cup milk, 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar
Stir, them pour 1 cup in 4 containers, these are now starters. Give 3 away and