• Common toppings for cinnamon rolls include cream cheese frosting or a sugar glaze.
• Dough should form into a nice ball and be slightly sticky, if it's too sticky add in two more tablespoons of flour.
A cinnamon roll is a sweet baked rich dough that is filled with a cinnamon-sugar filling.
Its origin being traced to Sweden, where they actually observe a cinnamon roll day.
They're usually fluffy, soft and incredibly delicious, a perfect snack for someone with a sweet tooth.
Common toppings for cinnamon rolls include cream cheese frosting or a sugar glaze.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup butter, divided
- 2 tbsp white sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 3 tbsp butter, softened
- ¾ cup milk
- 1 egg
- ½ cup white sugar
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
Brush a square baking tin with 2 tablespoons of melted butter.
In a large bowl, add flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, and salt then whisk. Add 3 tablespoons softened butter into the mixture then knead using your hands.
Warm milk then transfer it to a bowl, add the egg and stir until well mixed. Pour the mixture into the bowl with flour and stir continuously until a soft dough forms.
The dough should form into a nice ball and be slightly sticky.
Note: If it's too sticky add in 2 more tablespoons of flour.
Transfer dough to a well-oiled bowl, and cover the it, for an hour to 1 ½ hours, or until it has doubled in size.
You can place a kitchen towel on top of the covered bowl to help with the rising.
Uncover the dough and place it into a floured flat work surface. Roll it into a 1/4-inch thick rectangle and brush its surface with 2 tablespoons melted butter.
Spread softened butter over dough, leaving a ¼ inch margin at the far side of the dough.
Whisk 1/2 cup white sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Using your hands sprinkle mixture over the buttered dough, then rub the brown sugar mixture into the butter
Tightly roll dough around filling to form a log, starting from the 9-inch side making sure to seal the edges of the dough as best you can.
Cut the dough into 1 inch sections with a serrated knife. Place rolls on the prepared baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes until rolls are set.
Take them out and allow 5 minutes to cool.
Glaze with preferred topping and enjoy with a hot cup of white chocolate or coffee.