Fluffy, Buttery Cinnamon Rolls
When pastry chef Deborah Racicot makes her fluffy cinnamon rolls at New York City's Gotham Bar and Grill, her customers go insane for them. And so do her colleagues: Racicot gathers up every bit of leftover dough, smears it with cinnamon butter and bakes it. She says there's not one staffer who doesn't dive right in. More Brunch Recipes
The unbaked rolls can be covered in plastic wrap and allowed to rise overnight in the refrigerator; let warm to room temperature before baking. The baked cinnamon rolls can be covered in plastic wrap and stored overnight at room temperature. Reheat before serving.
You can add 1/4 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts and 1/4 cup of chopped raisins to the buttery filling, if desired.
When serving these rolls to a group, it's fun to present them straight out of the pan in a big round, then let everyone pull the pieces apart.