Foolproof recipe for AMAZING Cinnamon Rolls
Sweet Dough Ingredients
Whole milk (scalded and cooled) 100g
Instant Yeast 8g
Bread flour 125g
Unsalted butter (room temperature) 100g
Granulated sugar 50g
Whole eggs (room temperature) 63g
Bread flour 125g
Cinnamon Sugar Filling
Granulated sugar 125g
Ground cinnamon 10g
Milk or water 23g
Powdered sugar 100g
Mix the first 3 ingredients together to make a sponge. Once it comes together, place it in a bowl, cover, and proof until it doubles in size, about 60-90 minutes.
Cream butter, sugar, and salt until smooth.
Mix eggs into the butter mixture, and mix until incorporated.
Add sponge into butter mixture, and mix until incorporated.
Add flour and mix for about 5-6 minutes or until the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
Form dough into a ball. Place in a bowl, cover, and proof until it doubles in size, about 60-90 minutes.
Make cinnamon sugar filling by mixing ground cinnamon with granulated sugar and set aside.
Flour the work surface and top of the dough and roll it to a 1/2" thick rectangle.
Generously spray the dough surface evenly with water.
Sprinkle cinnamon sugar evenly by hand.
Spray the bottom edge of the dough with water.
Loosely roll from the top edge of the dough downwards.
Cut dough into 1" pieces and place on the baking tray. Loosely cover and proof for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350F.
Egg wash tops and sides of cinnamon rolls and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Make royal icing by whisking powdered sugar with milk or water. You can add more sugar or liquid to get the desired consistency of the icing.
Top cinnamon rolls with royal icing while the rolls are still hot.
Time to TASTE!!!