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Cinnamon rolls ahead of time?

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KariC Nov 2, 2012 09:41 AM

I have a recipe we enjoy making, but was wondering if we could do all the steps, but not bake until the next day. Will fridge cause them to deflate or kill the yeast? Thanks.

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  1. chowser Nov 2, 2012 09:53 AM

    Yes, just make the rolls, cover loosely w/ plastic wrap, refrigerate. The next morning, let come to room temp and bake.

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      travelerjjm Nov 2, 2012 10:27 AM

      I put them in foil then refrigerate. I let them come to room temp when I am ready to cook and put the rolls, foil and all, into the oven -- less cleanup. [I make mine on the foil, not in a cake pan as some might.

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      CanadaGirl Nov 2, 2012 09:57 AM

      Refrigerating the yeast will slow growth, but not kill it. If anything, refrigerating the dough will improve the flavour of the dough and the final rolls.

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        todao Nov 2, 2012 03:34 PM

        Good point - slow fermentation usually produces a superior end product.

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