Breads & Buns

Cinnamon Rolls

A basic recipe for cinnamon rolls.

Ingredients

  • --Dough--
  • 440 gram all purpose flour (+ extra for dusting)
  • 1 sachet active dry yeast
  • 240 ml lukewarm milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 60 gram melted butter
  • --Filling--
  • 70 gram butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 100 gram brown sugar
  • --Icing--
  • 120 gram icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Instructions

1

Add the yeast to the warm milk together with 1 tablespoon of sugar.

2

Meanwhile, combine the flour, 1 tablespoon sugar and salt to a stand mixer bowl.

3

When yeast is foamy, add to the flour, together with the eggs and melted butter.

4

Knead until the dough is soft, a bit sticky but quite elastic and pulls away from the side of the bowl.

5

(If it feels too soft, you can add extra flour up to 1/2 cup).

6

Let it rest for 10 minutes.

7

In a small bowl combine butter with cinnamon and sugar.

8

Generously flour your work surface and roll out the dough to a rectangle shape (30x45cm).

9

Spread butter cinnamon mixture over the top of the dough.

10

Roll the dough, seal the seam with a bit of water

11

Cut the dough into 12 equal size rolls.

12

Place on a baking paper lined (close to a 23x33cm) tray with 2 cm distance between them to allow them to rise.

13

Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise for about 1 hour.

14

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

15

Bake the rolls for about 15-20 minutes

16

Mix icing sugar with vanilla and milk.

17

Drizzle the rolls before serving with the glaze.

Notes

Makes 12 rolls

Ready to go into the oven!