Grandma Tina’s Famous Cinnamon Rolls

By: GmaFog | : 642


Bread Dough: 

Step #1:

  • ½ Cup Starter
  • 1 Cup Undiluted Evaporated Milk
  • 2 Cups unsifted Flour

Step #2:

  • ¼ Cup Soft Butter
  • 3 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups Unsifted Flour (more)
  • ½ tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Center of rolls:

Step #3:

  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • 1½ tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ cup raisins (Optional)


Combine starter, evaporated milk & 2 cups of flour in large bowl. Cover and leave at room temperature overnight.

The next morning, beat together butter, sugar & egg. Blend into sourdough mixture. Combine the 1½ Cups of flour, soda, baking powder and salt. Mix with other mixture and turn onto a floured board. Knead until the surface is satiny and doesn't stick to the board (add flour if necessary.

Place Ball in the center of the board and roll out to a rectangle 8 inches x 16 inches. Brush surface with melted butter and sprinkle with a mixture of brown sugar & cinnamon (raisins if you wish). Roll up dough, starting on one of the long sides. Cut into 9 equal sections.

Dip bottom and top of roll in melted butter. Place in 9 inch square pan. Cover loosely & let rise about 1 hour or 'till doubled. Bake in hot oven 375 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or till golden brown. Makes 9 large rolls.

Published: April 7th, 2015

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