Thursday, December 30, 2010
1-1/2 cups hot water (~115° F)
1 Tbs. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbs. butter, cut into pieces
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbs. yeast
Cinnamon-sugar mixture (1/2 cup sugar + 1 Tbs. cinnamon)
1.In a large bowl, add hot water, egg, 1 cup flour, sugar, butter,salt then yeast.
2.Mix for 2-3 minutes, then add remaining flour. Knead for about 8-10 minutes.
3.Divide dough into 2 roughly equal portions.
4.Pat dough to about 1/4-inch thickness in a rectangular shape.
5.With a pizza cutter, cut dough down the middle then into strips (about 1-1/2-inches wide).
7.Twist the dough and then place on pan to rise.
While twists are baking, in a large bowl, beat all ingredients together until smooth and a good drizzling consistency.
BUTTER GLAZE:1/2 cup butter, melted
4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2-3 Tbs. milk
1.Drizzle over hot cinnamon twists. Remove from pan immediately after drizzling.