Red Velvet Cinnamon Buns!

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Ingredients: 20 – 24 rolls

  • 1 box of Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • 2 envelopes (1/4 oz each) of Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 1/2 cups of warm water
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 5 cups of flour

Cinnamon Filling

  • 1/2 cup of softened butter
  • 1 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • Cinnamon

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1 can of premade cream cheese frosting

Directions:

  1. Combine two packages of active dry yeast with warm water in the bowl in your stand mixer
  2. Stir until dissolved, let it set for 10 min.
  3. Add cake mix, flour, vanilla and salt. Use dough hook attachment to knead dough together.
  4. Move to larger bowl, cover, and let rise for about an hour. Punch dough down after an hour, and let rise again for another hour.
  5. Roll into a rectangle shape, measured about 28×17.
  6. Spread softened butter over dough. Sprinkle with brown sugar, white granulated sugar and cinnamon.
  7. Start from farthest edge and roll dough tightly into a long skinny log shape. Slice into 20 – 24 rolls.
  8. Place rolls in two 9×13 pans that have been greased with butter, or sprayed with non stick cooking spray. Let rise a final time in pan for about 30 minutes
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
  10. Take out of the oven and let it cool for a few minutes
  11. Spread cream cheese frosting on top

Enjoy!

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