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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 159.3
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.4 mg
  • Sodium: 217.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 3.6 g

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Cinnamon Buns

Submitted by: LADYW422

Introduction

These lightened-up cinnamon buns take some time to make. Most of the time is in the rising and advance planning but it's a small price for the spectacular result. These lightened-up cinnamon buns take some time to make. Most of the time is in the rising and advance planning but it's a small price for the spectacular result.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 cup fat-free skim milk
    1 TBsp vegetable oil
    1 TBsp sugar
    1 tsp salt
    1 TBsp yeast, about 1 package
    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted, dvided
    1/4 cup unpacked brown sugar
    1/4 cup dark corn syrup
    2 tsp ground cinnamon
    1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
    1 tsp orange peel, grated
    1/4 cup raisins, dried cherries or cranberries

Directions

Stir together milk, vegetable oil, sugar and salt in a small saucepan. Heat to lukewarm. Pour yeast over 2 tablespoons lukewarm water and let sit 5 minutes. Stir into milk mixture.

Transfer warm milk to a large mixing bowl and beat in half the flour by hand or with an electric mixer. Mix in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Let rest 10 minutes; knead well on a floured board or with an electric mixer and dough hook; let rest 10 minues.

Spray a large, clean bowl with cooking spray, add dough, cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.

Lightly coat a 9-inch round baking pan with cooking spray. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and roll into a 12 x 10-inch rectangle. Spray with cooking spray.

Stir together brown sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg and orange zest; brush over dough. Sprinkl with raisins. Roll up tightly, like a jelly roll. Cut into 12 pieces.

Places buns cut-side up in baking pan. Cover with plastic and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 350F. Bake buns until firm and nicely browned on top, 30 minutes. Cool completely before inverting onto a serving plate. Yield 1 bun per serving.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYW422.






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