Cinnamon buns

Cinnamon buns

Based on 176 ratings

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

60 min

Baking

20 min

Resting

180 min

Ingredients

2Servings
41⅔ g
flour
g
active dry yeast
5 ml
water
11⅔ g
sugar
15 ml
milk
tsp
vanilla extract
egg
4⅛ g
butter (melted)
9⅛ g
butter (soft)
orange zest
tsp
ground cinnamon
16⅔ g
confectioner’s sugar
tbsp
lemon juice
tsp
sugar
salt
flour
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Utensils

small bowl, standing mixer or hand mixer, clean kitchen towel, large bowl, zester, rubber spatula, oven, rolling pin, palette knife, knife, muffin pan, cake rack, tablespoon, citrus press

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Homemade vanilla extract

basic-yeast-dough

Basic yeast dough

Nutrition per serving

Cal227
Fat9 g
Protein3 g
Carb34 g
  • Step 1/10

    In a small bowl, combine water, yeast, and some sugar. Let sit until foamy for approx. 5 – 10min.
    • 5 ml water
    • g active dry yeast
    • 11⅔ g sugar
    • small bowl

    In a small bowl, combine water, yeast, and some sugar. Let sit until foamy for approx. 5 – 10min.

  • Step 2/10

    In a standing mixer or with a hand mixer, whisk together milk, vanilla extract, egg, melted butter, some sugar and a pinch of salt.
    • 15 ml milk
    • tsp vanilla extract
    • egg
    • 4⅛ g butter (melted)
    • 11⅔ g sugar
    • salt
    • standing mixer or hand mixer

    In a standing mixer or with a hand mixer, whisk together milk, vanilla extract, egg, melted butter, some sugar and a pinch of salt.

  • Step 3/10

    In two editions, add all-purpose flour into the milk mixture. Then add in yeast mixture and continue beating. Knead by hand until smooth. Place the dough in a clean bowl, cover with a kitchen towel and leave it to rise in a warm place for approx. 2 hours.
    • 41⅔ g flour
    • clean kitchen towel
    • large bowl

    In two editions, add all-purpose flour into the milk mixture. Then add in yeast mixture and continue beating. Knead by hand until smooth. Place the dough in a clean bowl, cover with a kitchen towel and leave it to rise in a warm place for approx. 2 hours.

  • Step 4/10

    For the filling, combine soft butter with the remaining sugar, cinnamon and the zest of halve an orange in a small bowl. Mix until smooth.
    • 9⅛ g butter (soft)
    • 11⅔ g sugar
    • tsp ground cinnamon
    • orange zest
    • zester
    • rubber spatula
    • small bowl

    For the filling, combine soft butter with the remaining sugar, cinnamon and the zest of halve an orange in a small bowl. Mix until smooth.

  • Step 5/10

    Preheat oven to 190⁰C/375⁰F. Halve the dough and roll each half into the shape of a rectangle, approx. 3 mm thick.
    • oven
    • rolling pin

    Preheat oven to 190⁰C/375⁰F. Halve the dough and roll each half into the shape of a rectangle, approx. 3 mm thick.

  • Step 6/10

    Spread the filling evenly onto the dough leaving a small border all around.
    • palette knife

    Spread the filling evenly onto the dough leaving a small border all around.

  • Step 7/10

    Starting at the long end, roll up the dough.

    Starting at the long end, roll up the dough.

  • Step 8/10

    Cut the roll crosswise into equally sized pieces.
    • knife

    Cut the roll crosswise into equally sized pieces.

  • Step 9/10

    Place the rolls into the prepared muffin pan cut side down and leave to rise for another hour.  Then bake in a preheated oven at 190⁰C/375⁰F for approx. 15 - 20 min. until golden. Allow to cool for 10 min. on a cake rack.
    • muffin pan
    • cake rack

    Place the rolls into the prepared muffin pan cut side down and leave to rise for another hour. Then bake in a preheated oven at 190⁰C/375⁰F for approx. 15 - 20 min. until golden. Allow to cool for 10 min. on a cake rack.

  • Step 10/10

    In a small bowl, combine confectioner’s sugar and lemon juice. Stir until completely dissolved.
    • 16⅔ g confectioner’s sugar
    • tbsp lemon juice
    • tablespoon
    • citrus press

    In a small bowl, combine confectioner’s sugar and lemon juice. Stir until completely dissolved.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Cinnamon buns

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