Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are so delicious and easily available in nearly all bakeries in the USA. Everyone knows this pastry or has at least heard of it. But, with this recipe, you can have this treat at home right in your very own kitchen.


Heading to the USA


This sweet is commonly regarded as a typical USA breakfast pastry, however, cinnamon rolls are believed to be origianlly from Sweden. The swedish cinnamon rolls are lighter and less sweet than the well-known american version. On the 4th of Octobre, Sweden celebrates the National Cinnamon Bun day. This treat is also often discussed in the media as a simil due to its sweetness and the softness of the dough. The following recipe is for the USA version.



For the dough

  • 500g Flour
  • 250ml Milk
  • 75g Butter
  • 25g Fresh Yeast
  • 70g Sugar
  • 1 package Vanilla Sugar
  • pinch of Salt

For the filling

  • 40g Butter
  • 50g Sugar
  • 1/2 Tbs Cinnamon

For the topping

  • 64g Powdered Sugar
  • 1Tbs Milk
  • 1tsp Vanilla Extract


1- Warm the milk and place the butter inside. When melted, add sugar, vanilla sugar and a pinch of salt.

2- Remove the mixture from the heat and crumble the fresh yeast, adding it to the mixture and stirring thoroughly.

3- Add the milk-yeast mixture to the flour and knead it until obtaining a homogenous dough.

4- Cover the dough and let it rise for 45 minutes.

5- Cover a large area with flour and roll out the dough forming a rectangle.

6- Mix cinnamon and sugar together, spread the butter on the dough and spread the sugar-cinnamon mixture.

7- Roll up the dough from the short end.

8- Cut off 4cm thick pieces placing them on a baking tray with the cut side upward.

9- Cover the tray and let the cinnamon rolls rest another 30 minutes.

10- Warm the oven to 250ºC and bake the pastries for 10 to 15 minutes.

11- Mix the Powdered Sugar with the milk and the vanilla extract.

12- Spread the topping on the baked cinnamon rolls.



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