Cinnamon Rolls

The last year, i kept viewing at coffee shops and popular cafes large versions of cinnamon rolls.

Nobody knew they can make them at home, very easy process, only a bit time consuming but absolutely worth the trouble! Best part, you only do this once but you can freeze them unbaked and last for months in deep freeze!

I mixed a couple of recipes but finally found the best combination!

You’ll just need for the dough

  • 1 liter whole milk
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 bags of bread yeast (dried)
  • 8 cups of all purpose flour ( and a bit more)
  • 1 tbs baking powder
  • 1 tbs baking soda
  • 1 pinch of salt

And also for the filling you can use

any kind of sugar, black, brown, palm sugar or even regular

2 tbs of cinnamon

and couple of tbs of melted butter.

Now let’s get down to the process!

You mix the milk, the oil and the sugar in a pan, and just before they boil you close the heat. you let the liquid cool down a bit and mix the yeast. You place the 8 cups of four on a bowl and slowly add the liquid and fold them together. the dough will get a bit sticky, that’s the point!

We let a side the dough to rest, for about an hour or until it doubles it’s size!

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When your dough is ready, you fold the baking powder and soda and a bit more flour until you can use the dough with your hand not being sticky! You half the dough and roll it with a rolling pin.

After it is thin enough, you spread the melted butter and sprinkle the sugar/cinnamon combination until it covers the whole dough!

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After that, you roll the dough into a big cylinder and cut vertically in equal parts. You can fill two pans. In this stage, you can keep one pan in the freeze as it is

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You have preheated the oven in 180 degrees and you bake for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown!

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It’s always a nice accompany with coffee!

Hope you enjoy it

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