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Heavenly Cinnamon Rolls
Prep Time
2 hrs
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 25 mins
 

This American classic is a match made in heaven. Cinnamony, buttery, sugary, with a delectable cream cheese frosting, you cannot stop at just one! 

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: North American
Servings: 16 servings
Author: Tamara at Foodieverse
Ingredients
Dough
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 2 1/4 tsp yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
Filling
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
Frosting
  • 3/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup confectioner's (icing) sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
Instructions
Dough / Rolls
  1. Dissolve yeast and 1tbsp sugar into the milk. Let stand for 10 minutes.

  2. Add all dough ingredients and use a mixer (or your hands) to form a dough.

  3. Cover with cling wrap and leave to rise for 1 hour.

  4. Punch down and roll out dough to 13" x 17" rectangle. 

  5. Brush butter and generously sprinkle cinnamon/sugar mixture.

  6. Roll and cut into approximately 16 rolls.

  7. Place on buttered pan, cover and leave to rise for 45 minutes until rolls are double in size. 

  8. Bake at 180c for 25 minutes until golden brown on top. 

  9. Cover with frosting before serving warm. 

Filling
  1. Bring butter to room temperature

  2. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon with your fingers to get rid of lumps

Filling
  1. Cream the cream cheese and butter on medium speed.

  2. Add remaining ingredients and beat for 2 more minutes.

  3. Have a taste or two before frosting the rolls!