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Dirty Chai Cinnamon Rolls
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21 INGREDIENTS • 14 STEPS • 3HRS 30MINS

Dirty Chai Cinnamon Rolls

These super soft and airy cinnamon rolls bring a nice warmness from the spices. Topped with espresso icing, they are surprisingly well balanced and not overly sweet.
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Milk & Cardamom
Hi, I'm Hetal, welcome to Milk & Cardamom! I'm a past MasterChef contestant living in sunny San Francisco where I cook up spectacular flavours mostly inspired by the flavours of India
http://www.milkandcardamom.com/
These super soft and airy cinnamon rolls bring a nice warmness from the spices. Topped with espresso icing, they are surprisingly well balanced and not overly sweet.
3HRS 30MINS
Total Time
$0.68
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Cinnamon Roll
Milk
1 cup
Warm Milk
Fresh Yeast
1/2 Tbsp
Fresh Yeast
Unsalted Butter
3 Tbsp
Unsalted Butter, softened
Salt
1/4 tsp
Egg
2
Eggs, room temperature
Bread Flour
1 3/4 cups
Bread Flour
Filling
Dark Brown Sugar
1/4 cup
Dark Brown Sugar
Ground Cinnamon
1/2 Tbsp
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Cardamom
1 1/4 tsp
Ground Cardamom
Ground Ginger
1 1/4 tsp
Ground Cloves
1/4 tsp
Ground Cloves
Ground Nutmeg
1/4 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
Salt
1/4 tsp
Unsalted Butter
1/4 cup
Espresso Icing
Milk
1 Tbsp
Espresso
1 Tbsp
Espresso
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 3/4 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
345
Fat
8.3 g
Protein
6.7 g
Carbs
60.4 g
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Hi, I'm Hetal, welcome to Milk & Cardamom! I'm a past MasterChef contestant living in sunny San Francisco where I cook up spectacular flavours mostly inspired by the flavours of India
http://www.milkandcardamom.com/
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step 1
In a small bowl add Milk (1 cup), Fresh Yeast (1/2 Tbsp), and Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp). Mix well and set aside
step 2
In the bowl of a stand mixer, add Unsalted Butter (3 Tbsp), Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp), and Salt (1/4 tsp).
step 3
Add Eggs (2) and yeast/milk mixture and mix until combined.
step 4
Fit your stand mixer with a dough hook. Add All-Purpose Flour (2 cups) and Bread Flour (1 3/4 cups) to the wet ingredients and mix for 7 minutes or until the dough is smooth and slightly tacky.
step 5
Place the dough ball into a clean greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap or a tea towel. Proof for 90 minutes or until double in size.
step 6
Make the filling by mixing the Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup), Dark Brown Sugar (1/4 cup), Ground Cinnamon (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Cardamom (1 1/4 tsp), Ground Ginger (1 1/4 tsp), Ground Cloves (1/4 tsp), Ground Nutmeg (1/4 tsp), and Salt (1/4 tsp) in a bowl until well combined.
step 7
Roll the dough out into a 15x12-inch rectangle. Brush with half the Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp).
step 8
Sprinkle the filling mixture over the dough into an even layer. Drizzle the rest of the Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp) on top.
step 9
Roll the dough along the long side into a tight roll. Cut the roll into 1 1/4-inch slices and place the rolls cut side down onto a greased 9x13-inch baking pan.
step 10
Cover with plastic wrap and proof for 1 hour or until it's doubled in size.
step 11
Bake the dough at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
step 12
Cool for 15 minutes.
step 13
While the buns are cooling, make the icing by whisking Milk (1 Tbsp), Espresso (1 Tbsp), Vanilla Extract (1 tsp), and Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 3/4 cups) into a smooth paste.
step 14
Drizzle on top of the buns and enjoy!
step 14 Drizzle on top of the buns and enjoy!
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American
Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
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