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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.1
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.0 mg
  • Sodium: 113.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Mama Love's Lighter Cinnamon Rolls



Introduction

My husband's grandmother's cinnamon roll recipe, only healthier. Great for those special occasions like Christmas morning. My husband's grandmother's cinnamon roll recipe, only healthier. Great for those special occasions like Christmas morning.
Number of Servings: 36

Ingredients

    1 cup milk (nutrition info uses 2% milk)
    1/2 cup oil (nutrition info uses sunflower oil)
    1/4 cup Splenda
    1/4 cup sugar
    3 eggs
    1 tsp salt
    1 Tbsp yeast (or 1 package/cake)
    1/4 cup lukewarm water
    2 1/4 cups wheat flour
    2 1/4 cups white flour
    1 stick margarine
    1/2 cup Splenda sugar blend for baking

    Icing:
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    1 tsp water

Directions

This is the same recipe for Mama Love's Lighter Dinner Rolls only turned into cinnamon rolls. I sometimes make half of the batch dinner rolls and the other half cinnamon rolls.

Scald milk, combined with oil, 1/2 cup splenda and 1/2 cup sugar. Set aside to cool completely.

In large bowl, beat eggs on high. Add milk mixture plus salt.

Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup lukewarm water. Add to mixture. Reduce mixer speed and blend in both flours.

Cover and let rise until doubled.

Roll out dough on a floured surface. Spread with stick of melted margarine. Cover with Splenda sugar blend and sprinkle with cinnamon. Add raisins if desired (not included in nutritional info). Roll up and cut in 3/4 inch slices. Place on cookie sheet with sides or rectangular cake pan, sides of cinnamon rolls touching.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

For icing: mix 1 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 tsp water (more if it is too thick)

Makes approx. 36 cinnamon rolls.

Number of Servings: 36

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I really liked the idea about making half the recipe hot rolls and half the recipe cinnamon rolls. It was perfect. Everyone liked it. If there was only 12 needed for each meal, you could make 1/3 cinnamon, 1/3 hot rolls, and 1/3 dumplins for supper. Thank you! - 1/18/10

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  • Made these this morning as a Valentine's Day breakfast, rolling them into heart shapes instead of circles. They were delicious, and got rave reviews from my family!

    I used 1/2 c raw sugar instead of 1/4 c splenda and 1/4 c sugar, and they were nice and sweet. - 2/14/13

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  • Easy and amazing! - 2/8/13

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  • Is it 1/4 or 1/2 cup sugar and splenda?? - 12/7/12

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  • Do you scald the milk and then add the oil, splenda and sugar or do you add them all together and then scald it?
    - 12/23/11

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  • No one has mentioned the typo in this recipe. The ingredient list calls for 1/4 cup Splenda and 1/4 cup sugar. The directions call for 1/2 cup Splenda and 1/2 cup sugar. Which is it? 1/4 cup or 1/2 cup? - 11/18/11

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  • These worked out well for us and got raves from the people at the breakfast meeting I brought them to. I made them again with half the sugar/splenda- 2T instead & was pleased with the results. - 8/18/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I REALLY LIKED THESE ROLLS - 12/30/09

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  • O.K.
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    While I'm sure I didn't make them perfectly, I was confused when it came to the directions. For example, yeast has to be mixed with a liquid that is about 120 degrees, but the "lukewarm" water doesn't achieve this, and the milk mix has "cooled completely." Turned out ok, but not amazing. - 1/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this sounds amazing, i will definately have to try it - 11/12/07

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good! Very sweet! I'm going to try freezing half the ddogh so I can make it again a different day. - 9/28/07

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very yummy - 9/10/07

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