Side shot of homemade cinnamon rolls on purple parchment paper.

Cinnamon Rolls

Everyday Delicious
Serving Time Icon 10 min
Serves Number Icon Yields 9 Rolls

This recipe starts with an easy, multipurpose dough you can use to make pizza, bread, focaccia or cinnamon buns. It’s also perfect for baking with kids.

Be sure to double up on the dough and freeze some for later so you can bring it out when you need it.

Prep 15 MIN

Cook 10 MIN

Rise 1 HOUR

Multipurpose Dough Ingredients

Cinnamon Roll Ingredients

Icing Ingredients (optional)

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Multipurpose Dough

Step 1

In a large bowl dissolve sugar into water. Sprinkle with yeast and let stand for about 10 minutes or until frothy.


Step 2

Whisk in butter and salt. Stir in flour until ragged dough forms


Step 3

Scrape out onto floured surface and knead, adding additional flour until soft, smooth dough forms.

Step 4

Place in greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap and let stand for about 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.


Cinnamon Roll

Step 1

In a small bowl, stir together butter, sugar and cinnamon; set aside.


Step 2

Roll dough into a 10 x 12-inch (25 x 30 cm) rectangle. Spread with butter mixture. Roll up jelly roll-style and cut into 9 pieces.


Step 3

Place in parchment paper-lined 8-inch (20 cm) baking dish. Cover lightly and let rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.


Step 4

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 5

Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Drizzle with icing if desired.



Step 1

In a small bowl, whisk together icing sugar with milk and vanilla until smooth.

Nutritional Information

One Serving 1 Roll or 1/9 Recipe

Calories 190
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrates 25 g
Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 8 g
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