How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

Introduction: How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

This is a a fun sweet recipe have fun and remember it's never pretty until the end. This recipe makes about 12 rolls



1 envelope of (1/4 ounce) of active dry yeast

1/4 cup of warm water (105-110 degrees Fahrenheit)

6 tablespoons slated butter, at room temperature

1/4 cup of granulated sugar

4 large egg yolks

3/4 cup whole milk, at room temperature

1 teaspoon of ground cardamom

1/4 teaspoon of salt

3 1/2 to 4 cups of flour

Vegetable oil for the bowl


2/3 cup of light brown sugar, tightly packed

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

4 tablespoons of salted butter, melted

Vanilla Glaze

2 1/4 cups of powered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 tablespoons whole milk

Step 1: Step 1: Make the Dough

In a small bowl dissolve yeast and warm water. Let stand until foamy about 5 minutes

Step 2: Step 2: Make the Dough (pt 2)

In a large bowl (with an electric mixer) beat butter and granulated sugar until smooth.

Step 3: Step 3: Make the Dough (pt 3)

Add egg yolks one at a time beating after each addition. Mix in the milk, cardamom, and salt until well combined. Beat in yeast mixture and add 3 1/2 cups of all purpose flour mix until well combined.

Step 4: Step 4: Prep for Rising

Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface, adding more flour if necessary.

Step 5: Step 5: Let Rise

Place the dough in an oiled bowl cover and let sit & rise until doubled in volume. For about a 1 hour.

Step 6: Step 6: Make the Filling

In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and brown sugar. Melt butter to bind the filling to the dough.

Step 7: Step 7: Fill, Roll, & Cut

On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough to about 12 x 18 inch rectangle. Brush with butter and sprinkle in the filling. Starting at the short end, roll the dough into a cylinder. Slice crosswise into 12 slices.

Step 8: Step 8: Preheat & Puff

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and let the cinnamon rolls puff for 30 minutes on the side

Step 9: Step 9: Bake & Cool

Bake until the rolls are golden brown about 20-25 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.

Step 10: Step 10: Make Glaze & Glaze

Make the vanilla glaze:

In a small bowl combine the powered sugar and vanilla. Next slowly whisk in the whole milk. Spread across cinnamon rolls. Enjoy:)

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    Elaina M
    Elaina M

    2 years ago

    Yummy !!