I just love cinnamon rolls, i have already shared a whole wheat version. But i wanted to make a basic cinnamon roll recipe always and finally i made it few days back and it was delicious.
Rising Time : 2 hour
Makes : 12 to 15 buns
All Purpose Flour / Maida – 2 cups + more
Sugar – 1/4 cup
Milk – 1 cup or as needed
Dry Yeast – 2 tsp
Egg – 1
Unsalted Butter – 1/4 cup
Salt – 1/2 tsp
Soft Unsalted Butter – 1/2 cup or as needed
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Cinnamon Powder – 2 tsp
Raisans a handful
Icing Sugar / Confectioners Sugar – 1 cup
Milk – 2 to 3 tblspn
(MY 1 CUP MEASURES 240 ML)
Take flour, salt in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.
Melt butter in a pan, add in milk, sugar and whisk well. Touch and see whether the temp of the milk is luke warm. It has to be very warm, if it is hot then the yeast will die.
Once the mix is warm, sprinkle over the yeast and set aside for 5 mins. Now it will be all activated.
Now whisk it well and add in egg and whisk well.
Now add in flour and mix to a sticky dough.
Now cover the dough with a plate and let it rise on a warm spot for 1 hour or till it is doubled in size.
Now Make the cinnamon sugar. Mix sugar and cinnamon till it is mixed.Set it aside till use.
|Take your ingredients for dough|
|Take flour in a bowl|
|add in some salt|
|take butter in a pan, i am going to make the dough in this so i used a big pan|
|melt it down|
|add in milk|
|add in sugar|
|whisk till sugar is melted|
|now this is the important stage, touch the milk to check the temparature..The milk has to be luke warm.
If it is hot then it will kill the yeast..so make sure the milk is very very warm
|Now sprinkle over yeast..this is dry yeast|
|now set this aside for 5 mins so the yeast is activated|
|now whisk this well|
|add in 1 egg|
|now add in flour mix in|
|the dough has to be sticky..The more stickier the dough
the more soft the buns will become
|Cover it and let it rise for 1 hour|
|now it is rised well|
|knead it well|
|cover it and chill it in fridge over night..you can skip this and use it right away|
|now make cinnamon sugar..take sugar in a bowl|
|add in cinnamon|
|mix well and set aside|
|i took the dough out the next day|
|rolled it out|
|i rolled it into a long regtangle|
|add some soft butter over it|
|spread it evenly|
|sprinkle with the sugar mix|
|sprinkle over some raisan|
|now start rolling|
|roll it out|
|now it is done|
|pinch the edges|
|cut it in half|
|look at that beauty|
|cut it in four|
|cut it into rounds|
|i greased a 9 inch cake pan with butter|
|arrange it in|
|cover with plastic wrap and let it rise|
|now bake this|
|Take icing sugar in a bowl|
|Add some milk|
|Mix it up|
|It should be little runny
|drizzle with the icing|
|let it sit for few mins|