Vermont Inspired Recipes
Maple Sugar Cinnamon Rolls
2 tablespoons yeast
4 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup of warm water
3/4 cup of warm whole milk
1 teaspoon of sea salt
1/2 melted butter
3 1/2-4 cups of unbleached flour
2 tablespoons of cinnamon
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1/2 cup of maple sugar- we use Butternut Mountain Farm
for frosting glaze
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup of butter
1/2 cup pure Vermont Maple Syrup - we use Butternut Mountain Farm
Using stand mixer add yeast, water, milk salt and sugar to mixing bowl. Mix slightly and allow the yeast to grow. 2-5 minutes.
Add melted butter and egg. Mix together. Using the dough hook add 1 cup of flour and mix. Allow to sponge up the flour for 5 minutes. Then slowly add one cup of flour at a time mixing until incorporated. Continue to kneed the dough on low for about 5 minutes. The trick with dough is to make sure you don't use too much flour. The dough will be smooth but not too sticky and not too dry.
Spray a baking sheet and place dough into middle of pan then place in oven for 45 minutes to rise and double in size.