Cinnamon Rolls Recipe


Cinnamon rolls recipe

makes: 9 cinnamon rolls

60 ml warm water
pinch sugar
7 gr dry yeast
120 ml milk
115 gr butter
125 gr sugar
1 egg
400 gr all purpose flour
1/2 tsp vanilla extract, optional
50 gr melted butter, to brush over the top before baking

For the filling:

80 gr butter, softened
125 gr light brown sugar
1 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
50 gr chopped walnuts

For the glaze:

125 gr confectioners sugar
1 tbsp milk


1. In a small bowl, combine the warm water, pinch sugar and yeast, stir lightly and let it sit for 5 minutes. 

2. In a medium sauce pan, add milk and butter, melt butter over medium heat. 

3. In a large bowl, combine 2 cups of the flour, sugar, egg, vanilla extract, pinch salt, butter mixture and yeast mixture. Knead until its all incorporated and slowly add about 2 more cups of flour. Knead for about 5 to 7 minutes or until you have a smooth dough. 

4. Oil a large bowl with some vegetable oil place the dough in the oiled bowl and oil the top of the dough with a little vegetable oil. Cover with plastic wrap and place it in a warm spot to rise for about 1 hour.

5. Preheat you oven to 180c/350f and butter a 23x23 cm baking pan; set aside.

6. When doubled in size, punch the dough down and roll it out onto a floured surface into a rectangle. Spread the soft butter over the top and sprinkle evenly over the sugar mixture and walnuts. Staring from one of the long ends, tightly roll the dough. Cut into 9 slices and place them cut side down in a well buttered 23x23 cm baking pan. Brush with the melted butter.

7. Place in preheated oven and bake for about 25 to 30 minutes.

8. While the cinnamon rolls cool for a few minutes make the glaze: In a small bowl, stir together the confectioners sugar and milk until smooth. Immediately pour the glaze over the cinnamon rolls.
Serve warm.


Instructions video


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