Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are a classic breakfast treat that never goes out of style. The warm, gooey center combined with the sweet and spicy cinnamon swirl, all wrapped up in soft, fluffy dough – it’s a recipe for happiness that’s perfect for any occasion.
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 3/4 cup warm milk
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
- 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt.
- Dissolve the yeast in warm milk and let it sit for 5 minutes until it becomes frothy.
- Add the yeast mixture, melted butter, and egg to the dry ingredients. Mix until a dough forms.
- Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 5 minutes until it’s smooth and elastic.
- Cover the dough and let it rest for 10 minutes.
- Roll out the dough into a rectangle.
- Spread the softened butter over the dough, then sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, nuts, and raisins.
- Roll up the dough tightly and cut into 12 equal pieces.
- Place the rolls in a greased baking dish and let them rise for 30 minutes.
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Bake the cinnamon rolls for 25-30 minutes or until they are golden brown.
- While the rolls are baking, prepare the cream cheese frosting.
- Once the rolls are done, let them cool for a few minutes, then drizzle with the frosting.
- Serve warm and enjoy!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 cinnamon rolls
These homemade cinnamon rolls are a delightful breakfast treat that will fill your home with the comforting aroma of cinnamon and sugar. With their soft, pillowy texture and sweet, gooey center, they’re a true indulgence worth savoring. Whether you’re serving them for a special occasion or just as a weekend morning treat, these cinnamon rolls are sure to be a hit with your family and friends.
Nutritional Information: (per serving)
Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 358IU | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg
Make these homemade cinnamon rolls for your loved ones and create unforgettable memories around the breakfast table. The combination of fluffy dough, sweet cinnamon filling, and creamy frosting is sure to make every morning special.