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Granny's Famous Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Mount Juliet resident shares homemade sourdough cinnamon rolls with us

These cinnamon rolls have been in the Butler family for over 30 years using the sourdough starter that my husband's Grandmother has had active for over 40 years.  I now have a starter of her sourdough and make them in my kitchen.  These are delicious with a cup of my husband's locally roasted coffee-First Sip Coffee Roasters!  @llaurabutlerr  @firstsipcoffee.roasters 

Granny’s Famous Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Dough Ingredients: 

1 cup sourdough

1 ½ cups warm water

½ cup sugar 

½ cup avocado oil (or oil of your choice)

1 tbsp salt 

6 cups bread flour

Dough to Rolls Ingredients:

1 stick of melted butter

2 ½ cups of white sugar 

3 tbsp cinnamon 

Icing Ingredients: 

3 cups powdered sugar

1 tbsp milk

1tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp butter


Mix up the Sourdough with the “Dough Ingredients” Above using active sourdough

Let it sit at room temperature to rise for 8-10 hours 

Punch down the dough and roll/stretch it out into a big flat triangle-the dough should be ½" thick

Pour the melted butter on your flat dough

Add the sugar and cinnamon on top of the butter 

Roll up and slice into 1" thick rolls

Place in greased pans and allow space between rolls for another rise.  

Let rise on the counter for another 8-10 hours.  

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees after the second rise is complete

Bake for 25 mins

Mix icing well to a runny consistency.  Too thick add milk to thin it, too thin, add powdered sugar to thicken

Cool completely before icing