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The Worlds Best Cinnamon Rolls
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16 INGREDIENTS • 12 STEPS • 3HRS 35MINS

The Worlds Best Cinnamon Rolls

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Easy Cinnamon Rolls recipe from scratch!
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In the Kitchen with Jonny
Hello, I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
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Easy Cinnamon Rolls recipe from scratch!
3HRS 35MINS
Total Time
$1.83
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Dough
Whole Milk
1/2 cup
Warm Whole Milk
Butter
1/4 cup
Butter, melted
Salt
1/2 tsp
Egg
1
Butter
3 Tbsp
Butter, melted
to brush on the rolls
Filling
Brown Sugar
1 cup
Brown Sugar
Ground Cinnamon
2 Tbsp
Ground Cinnamon
Butter
1/3 cup
Butter, softened
Cream Cheese Glaze
Cream Cheese
1/2 cup
Philadelphia Original Soft Cheese
Butter
1/4 cup
Butter, softened
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1362
Fat
63.1 g
Protein
16.3 g
Carbs
187.4 g
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Hello, I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGKAhUMPWsdLT1vb3hl1Dtg
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
Sprinkle the Instant Dry Yeast (1/2 tsp) and Granulated Sugar (1 tsp) over the Whole Milk (1/4 cup), and mix everything together. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes.
step 2 Sprinkle the Instant Dry Yeast (1/2 tsp) and Granulated Sugar (1 tsp) over the Whole Milk (1/4 cup), and mix everything together. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes.
step 3
Into a standing mixer, add the yeast mixture, Egg (1), Butter (1/4 cup), and Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup). Mix everything together.
step 3 Into a standing mixer, add the yeast mixture, Egg (1), Butter (1/4 cup), and Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup). Mix everything together.
step 4
Then, by mixing through each addition, add in the All-Purpose Flour (3 3/4 cups) and Salt (1/2 tsp) little by little.
step 4 Then, by mixing through each addition, add in the All-Purpose Flour (3 3/4 cups) and Salt (1/2 tsp) little by little.
step 5
Take a plastic bowl and brush it with some oil, and put the dough inside. Cover the top with a plastic, and set aside for about one hour until the size of the dough doubles.
step 5 Take a plastic bowl and brush it with some oil, and put the dough inside. Cover the top with a plastic, and set aside for about one hour until the size of the dough doubles.
step 6
After about one hour, put the dough onto a floured surface, and using a rolling pin form the dough into a rectangular shape.
step 6 After about one hour, put the dough onto a floured surface, and using a rolling pin form the dough into a rectangular shape.
step 7
Then, take the Butter (1/3 cup) and spread it evenly over the surface of the dough. Sprinkle with a mixture of the Ground Cinnamon (2 Tbsp), and Brown Sugar (1 cup).
step 7 Then, take the Butter (1/3 cup) and spread it evenly over the surface of the dough. Sprinkle with a mixture of the Ground Cinnamon (2 Tbsp), and Brown Sugar (1 cup).
step 8
Roll the dough into a log and cut it into 14 to 16 slices. Place the rolls into a baking pan and cover them with a plastic and set aside for about 30 minutes.
step 8 Roll the dough into a log and cut it into 14 to 16 slices. Place the rolls into a baking pan and cover them with a plastic and set aside for about 30 minutes.
step 9
After about half an hour, brush the rolls with some Butter (3 Tbsp).
step 9 After about half an hour, brush the rolls with some Butter (3 Tbsp).
step 10
Bake in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes.
step 11
Meanwhile make your cream cheese glaze. Into a mixing bowl, add and mix the Philadelphia Original Soft Cheese (1/2 cup) and Butter (1/4 cup). Then whisk in the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup), Whole Milk (1/4 cup) and Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp).
step 11 Meanwhile make your cream cheese glaze. Into a mixing bowl, add and mix the Philadelphia Original Soft Cheese (1/2 cup) and Butter (1/4 cup). Then whisk in the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup), Whole Milk (1/4 cup) and Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp).
step 12
Pour the glaze over the baked rolls and serve!
step 12 Pour the glaze over the baked rolls and serve!
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American
Brunch
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Dessert
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