Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

Simple cinnamon rolls which are perfect for breakfast or as a snack anytime of the day.



  • 170ml milk
  • 65g butter or margarine
  • 430g plain flour
  • 7g quick yeast
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg


  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 110g butter, softened


  • 100g icing sugar
  • 5 tbsp water


  1. Heat the milk and butter in a pan on a low heat until it reaches 40°C.
  2. In a bowl mix 400g plain flour, the yeast, caster sugar and salt.
  3. Pour the milk and butter into the bowl and mix until it  forms a sticky dough.
  4. Add in the egg and combine together.
  5. lightly dust the surface with the remaining flour and knead the dough 5 minutes until it forms a smooth elastic dough.
  6. Place the dough in a clean bowl and place in a warm place to rise for 40 minutes or until it has doubled in size.
  7. While rising, in a different bowl mix the dark brown soft sugar, cinnamon and softened butter.
  8. Remove the dough from the bowl and roll it out into a large rectangle and spread the butter mixture on top.
  9. Roll the dough up starting for the long side until it forms a spiral pattern.
  10. Slice and divid the dough in to 12 pieces and place in a muffin tin.
  11. Place a tea towel over the top allow to prove for a further 20 minutes.
  12. Place in a preheat oven at 180°C for 20-25 minutes.
  13. Mix the icing sugar and water together and pour into a piping bag.
  14. Remove the cinnamon rolls from the muffin tin and place on a cooling rack.
  15. Drizzle over the icing and serve!
He eyeing one up
Please can I have one
Perfect with an expresso

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