It’s hard to resist a warm cinnamon-flavored Dutch breakfast treat, so when the Schnecken beckons, indulge your desires and enjoy!

Dutch Schnecken

Dutch Schnecken
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Serve for breakfast, brunch or with afternoon tea.
Recipe type: Baked Goods
Cuisine: Dutch
Serves: 6 to 8
  • 1 Cup yeast* dissolved in:
  • 1 Cup water, warm
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • flour
  • 5 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Cups milk, warm
  • 1/2 Cup butter, melted
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  1. Dissolve the yeast cake and add one Tablespoon of the sugar and the salt and enough flour to stiffen to a sponge.
  2. Let rise for one hour, then add the rest of the ingredients, using enough sifted flour to make a soft sponge.
  3. Let rise again, then roll out dough on a floured board and cover with a mixture of 4 Tablespoons sugar, 4 Tablespoons butter and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon.
  4. Roll like a jelly roll and cut in 2 inch pieces.
  5. Place on well-greased pans and let rise for a third time, then bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
You will love these warm cinnamon buns for breakfast, an accompaniment to afternoon tea, for brunch or just an evening snack. Simply glorious.

* Active dry yeast

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