Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls
August 18, 2017
- FOR DOUGH
- FOR FILLING
- FOR ICING
- Serving Size: 1 (58.1 g)
- Calories 224.3
- Total Fat - 11.1 g
- Saturated Fat - 4.8 g
- Cholesterol - 18.5 mg
- Sodium - 102.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 30.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
- Sugars - 17 g
- Protein - 3 g
- Calcium - 17 mg
- Iron - 0.8 mg
- Vitamin C - 0 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg
Dough: Dissolve yeast in Warm water.
Add milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening, cocoa, and 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour..Mix till smooth.
Add enough remaining dough to make dough easy to handle.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured, cloth covered surface and knead until smooth and elastic.
Place dough in an oiled bowl, turning dough to coat in oil.
Let rise, covered with a damp cloth, until doubled. approximately 1 hr.
Punch down dough.
Roll dough into two 12x7 inch rectangles and spread each with 2 tablespoons butter.
Mix sugar and cinnamon, then sprinkle on buttered rectangles.
Roll up, starting at the wide side. Pinch edge of rolls to seal well.
Cut each roll into 15 slices and place in greased pans.
Let rise until doubled.
Bake at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes.
Mix all icing ingredients until smooth.
While rolls are still warm, frost with icing.
Tips & Variations
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