How To Make Iced Cinnamon Rolls

Get In my Belly! You extremely naughty beauties! Today I shall mostly be eating Cinnamon Rolls! Gorgeous enriched dough, stuffed with sugary Cinnamon and dripping in dreamy gloopy icing…Oh My!

Cinnamon Rolls

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What are Cinnamon Rolls ?

A Cinnamon Roll is basically a sweet roll, most popular in Northern Europe and North America. A Cinnamon Roll simply consists of an enriched dough, filled with a Sugar Cinnamon mix, which is then rolled, cut and baked. Producing the tell tale swirly treat we have all come to Love so much!

What Is Enriched Dough?

Simply put, an enriched dough is a dough made with an added fat, such as, butter, sugar, eggs or oil. Enriched doughs are typically softer and richer than those which are made with the basic flour, water, salt and yeast mix. Good examples of an enriched dough are Rich dinner rolls like my Soft dinner Rolls , my Buttery Garlic and Herb Mini Baguettes and my Tear and Share Apple Cinnamon Loaf. Oh and you must try one on my favourites…Custard and Raisin Brioche Buns OMG!

How To Make Iced Cinnamon Rolls

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THIS RECIPE

Ingredients

For The Dough

Plain flour

Sachet of Quick Action Yeast

Granulated sugar

Salt **only if using unsalted butter,

Milk

Butter

Egg (room temperature)

For the Filling

Softened butter,

Dark brown sugar

Ground cinnamon

For the Icing

Icing Sugar

Water

Instructions

Make the dough:

  • Add the flour, sugar, and salt to a large bowl and mix togethor, then set aside.
  • Place the milk and butter in a pan and heat on low until the butter has melted. You want the mixture to be just warm to the touch Not Hot. **If the mix is hot, it will kill the yeast and your dough will fail to rise
  • Add the yeast to the milk and butter mixture and let it disolve.
  • Then pour the milk and Butter mixture into the large bowl with the dry ingredients, add the egg, and stir together with a wooden spoon.
  • Once a dough forms transfer to a lighly floured surface and knead by hand for 5 minutes (Alternatively you can use a stand mixer) Knead until the dough is smooth and stretchy, if it feels a little too wet add sprinkles of flour until workable. Form a smooth ball and set aside for 10 minutes
  • After 10 minutes roll out the dough into a large rectangle.

Filling

  • Spread the softened Butter over the entire surface, then, in a small bowl mix together the Brown Sugar and Cinnamon. Generously prinkle the cinnamon/sugar mix on top of the butter, covering the whole surface.

  • Now Roll the dough to make a large log
  • Cut the log into 10-12 pieces and place them in a lined pan (I used a Cast Iron Skillet)
  • Cover with Cling film or a tea towel and set aside in a warm place for up to 2 hours until doubled in size
  • After the rise, Preheat the oven to 190 c and place in the centre for 25 minutes. ** Keep an eye on the rolls, if they seem to be browning too quickly cover them with baking paper and continue to bake
  • Once baked allow the rolls to cool before adding the icing.

Cinnamon Rolls

To make the icing:

  • Add drops of water to the icing sugar and stir until you have a thick gloopy consistency. Pour the icing generously over the rolls and allow it to settle
  • Serve and Enjoy!

Cinnamon Rolls

HOW LONG WILL Cinnamon Rolls KEEP?

They should be fine for up to 3 days in an airtight container at room Temperature.

CAN YOU FREEZE Cinnamon Rolls?

Yes, just bake the cinnamon Rolls and skip the icing part, allow the rolls to cool then wrap in Cling Film and pop in a Freezer bag and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge. Warm them before serving.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with Dalgona Coffee

Serve alongside my Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Make my Chocolate Dipping sauce for some extra indulgence!

Whipped Cream

Ice Cream

Fresh Fruit and Cream

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Iced Cinnamon Rolls

Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: English
Servings: 10

Ingredients

For The Dough

  • 340 g Plain Flour
  • 1 x 7g Sachet Of Quick Action yeast
  • 50 g Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt *Only if using unsalted Butter
  • 170 ml Milk
  • 40 g Butter
  • 1 Egg (room temperature)

For The Filling

  • 40 g Softened Butter
  • 70 g Dark Brown sugar
  • 1 tbs Ground Cinnamon

For The Icing

  • 200 g Icing Sugar
  • Water

Instructions

Make the dough:

  • Add the flour, sugar, and salt to a large bowl and mix togethor, then set aside.
  • Place the milk and butter in a pan and heat on low until the butter has melted. You want the mixture to be warm to the touch Not Hot.
  • Add the yeast to the milk and butter mixture and let it disolve. Then pour the milk and Butter mixture into the large bowl with the dry ingredients, add the egg, and stir togethor with a wooden spoon.
  • Once a dough forms transfer to a lighly floured surface and knead by hand for 5 minutes (Alternatively you can use a stand mixer) Knead until the dough is smooth and stretchy, if it feels a little too wet add sprinkles of flour until workable. Form a smooth ball and set aside for 10 minutes
  • After 10 minutes roll out the dough into a large rectangle

Filling

  • Spread the softened Butter over the entire surface, then in a small bowl mix together the Brown Sugar and Cinnamon. Generously prinkle the sugar mix on top of the butter, covering the whole surface.
  • Now Roll the dough to make a large log Cut the log into 10-12 pieces and place them in a lined pan (I used a Cast Iron Skillet)Cover with Cling film or a tea towel and set aside in a warm place for up to 2 hours until doubled in size

Bake

  • After the rise, Preheat the oven to 190 c and place in the centre for 25 minutes. ** Keep an eye on the rolls, if they seem to be browning too quickly cover them with baking paper and continue to bake
  • Once baked allow the rolls to cool before adding the icing

To make the icing

  • Add drops of water to the icing sugar and stir until you have a thick gloopy consistency. Pour the icing generously over the rolls and allow it to settle
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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