1 pkg. dry yeast 1/4 c. granulated sugar 1 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. soft butter 1 egg, beaten 3 to 3 1/2 c. flour 1/3 c. butter 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/2 c. granulated sugar 3 tbsp. water 1 tsp. cornstarch or flour 2 tsp. cinnamon
1. Dissolve 1 packet of yeast in a cup of warm water.
2. Pre heat the oven to 200°C
3. Add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons butter, egg and flour to a bowl containing the yeast and warm water.
4. Mix well to form dough, and roll it into a ball shape.
5. Put the dough into a buttered bowl, and roll it around to coat it in butter.
6. Cover the bowl with foil and put it in the refrigerator overnight.
7. In the morning roll the dough out to create a 1/2 thick rectangle.
8. Spread the dough with butter and then sprinkle with some cinnamon.
9. Roll up the dough and cut iit nto 12 slices / rolls.
10. Melt 1/3 cup butter in a good sized pan.
11. Add the sugar, water, cornstarch or flour and a little cinnamon to the pan.
12. Stir over low heat until the ingredients are well mixed to form a syrup.
13. Place your slices / rolls in the syrup mixture, cover it all with a teatowel and let rise 2 hours.
14. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes.
Cooking is fun. Baking cakes and buns can be an educational activity for children, involving measuring, following instructions, decision making and socialising / working with other people. For the best experience make sure you have the ingredients and cooking equipment to hand before you begin baking. These recipes have all been tried and tested, and should work. No specialist cooking equipment is needed - the average kitchen will contain all the ingredients and equipment you need to have fun, and bake great cakes and buns.