Cinnamon Rolls

A guilty pleasure. 🔪


over 120mins
dessert

Ingredients for servings

    for the dough

  • 0.5 cup(s) unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 cup(s) milk, warm

  • 0.5 cup(s) granulated sugar

  • 2.25 tsp dry yeast

  • 5 cup(s) plain flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 2 tsp salt

  • for the filling

  • 3 tbsp butter, softened

  • 1 cup(s) brown sugar

  • 3 tbsp ground cinnamon

  • for the frosting

  • 125 g cream cheese, softened

  • 1.5 tbsp butter, melted

  • 2 tbsp milk

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 0.75 cup(s) powdered sugar

Directions

    Dough

  • Butter a wide oven pan and line with baking parchment.

  • In a bowl mix warm milk, melted butter and the granulated sugar.

  • Sprinkle the yeast over the mixture and let sit for 1 min.

  • Add 4 cup(s) of flour and mix until combined.

  • Cover the bowl and let set in a warm place to rise for 1 hour.

  • Knead the dough adding additional flour as necessary until the dough looses its stickiness.

  • Roll the dough in a rectangular shape (1 cm thick).

  • Spread the softened butter with a kithen brush over the dough.

  • Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar and cinnamon.

  • Press the mixture into the dough gently.

  • Roll up the dough into a log and leave seem side down.

  • Cut the log in even pieces (about 8cm thick each).

  • Place all cinnamon rolls in the baking tray - set aside until you finish the frosting.

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.

  • Frosting

  • In a bowl mix cream cheese, butter, milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar until smooth.

  • Bake the cinamon rolls until golden brown. (approx 25-30 mins)

  • While still warm drizzle evenly with frosting.

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