Cinnamon Roll

Cinnamon roll is a Swedish sweet roll made of yeast leavened dough. These delicious rolls are filled with ground  cinnamon and sugar. Baked and then coated with sugar frosting. In Sweden Cinnamon rolls are enjoyed during coffee break or Fika which means get together with friends. In America these rolls are served for breakfast or as a dessert. These simple yet delicious cinnamon rolls are my family favorite rolls. Try making them with your kids, they would love it I promise.

This recipe is adapted from here. This recipe  goes to week 3, day 2 of  Blogging Marathon 103 under the theme " Roll and Fold for a Bun".

Ingredients for dough:

All purpose flour 2 cups
Warm milk 1/2 cup
Sugar 1/4 cup
Ground Cinnamon 1 tbsp
Dry active yeast 1/2 tbsp
Butter 3 tbsp
Large egg 1
Vanilla extract 1/2 tsp
Salt 1/2 tsp

Ingredients for filling:

Sugar 1/2 cup
Ground cinnamon 1 1/4 tbsp
Butter 3 tbsp

Ingredients for sugar frosting:

Powdered sugar  1 cup
Butter 1/4 cup
Vanilla extract 1/4 tsp

Preparing Dough :

In a large bowl add warm milk, yeast and sugar, mix and let sit for 5 minutes.
Add sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla extract and combine everything well.
Now add flour, salt and cinnamon. 
Knead the dough until the mixture becomes smooth ball.
Knead the ball for about 4-5 minutes, cover with damp clothe and set aside in a warm place  for an  hour or until it becomes double in size.

Filling Preparation:

Melt butter in a bowl, it has to be in room temperature.
Add sugar and cinnamon powder. 
Mix and set aside.

Frosting preparation:

Add melted butter in a bowl, along with powdered sugar and vanilla.
Combine everything well and set aside.

Preparing Rolls:

Knead the dough for 1-2 minutes, using dry flour and rolling pin roll the dough to give it a rectangular shape. 
Roll it to  1/4 inch thickness.
Now Spread the filling all over and start rolling from one end to other.
Cut them to 1 1/2 to 2 inch long circles, around 12 circles.
Grease the baking sheet and place the cut rolls 2 inch apart as shown in pic.
Cover and let them rise for another 30 minutes.
Once the rolls are double the size bake on 350 Degrees F for 20 minutes or till done.
Once the cinnamon rolls are baked, remove and place them on a serving plate / tray.
Spread the frosting on the rolls and serve warm.


Sowmya :) said...

Cinnamon rolls are my favourite! And yours has turned out so beautiful. Looks great and very tempting!

Narmadha said...

Love the glaze on the top. Looks so delicious and inviting