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Cinnamon Buns

 Cinnamon Buns
With a yummy cinnamon-raisin flavor and a drizzle of vanilla glaze, these tender sweet rolls are a real taste treat. Susan Corpman of Newhall, Iowa shared the recipe.
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm fat-free milk (110° to 115°), divided
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tablespoons dark corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons fat-free milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm milk. Add the oil,
  • sugar, salt, 1-1/2 cups flour and remaining milk. Beat on medium
  • speed for 3 minutes. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft
  • dough.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic,
  • about 6-8 minutes. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray,
  • turning once to coat top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until

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Cinnamon Buns (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll into a
  • 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Carefully spread corn syrup over dough to
  • within 1/2 in. of edges. In a bowl, combine the brown sugar,
  • cinnamon and nutmeg; sprinkle over corn syrup. Sprinkle with
  • raisins. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with along side; pinch
  • seam to seal. Cut into 12 slices. Place cut side down in a 9-in.
  • round baking pan coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise in a
  • warm place until doubled, about 40 minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Cool on a wire
  • rack. For glaze, in a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, vanilla
  • and enough milk to achieve drizzling consistency. Drizzle over
  • cinnamon buns. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: One bun equals 193 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 218 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.