Cinnamon Rolls

I love, love, LOVE cinnamon rolls. They are absolutely one of my favourite things to make at home. Name one thing that smells and tastes better than a warm cinnamon roll fresh out of the oven, slathered with melty gooey cream cheese frosting. I don’t think there’s anything in existence that sounds better than that!cinnamon_rolls


Cinnamon Rolls


For the Dough

  • 2 cups Milk
  • 0.5 cups vegetable oil
  • 0.5 cups Sugar
  • 2.25 tsp Active Dried Yeast
  • 4 cups Flour
  • .5 cups Flour
  • .5 tsp Baking Powder heaped
  • .5 tsp Baking Soda
  • .5 tbsp Salt

For the Filling

  • 1 cup Butter melted
  • .5 cups Sugar
  • .25 cups Soft Brown Sugar
  • .5 cups Cinnamon


  • Mix whole milk, vegetable oil and sugar in a pan. Scald to 70 degrees. Let cool until lukewarm (~45 minutes).
  • Sprinkle in yeast and let sit. Then add 4 C flour, stir mixture together. Cover and let sit for one hour.
  • Add 1/2 C flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to the dough. Stir mixture together.
  • Divide the dough in half. Sprinkle surface generously with flour and form into a rectangle, roll the dough thin, maintaining a rectangular shape.
  • Drizzle melted butter over dough. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Roll the dough toward you. Pinch the seam to seal it.
  • Grease foil cake or pie pans. Cut rolls 3/4 to 1 inch thick and lay in greased pans. Repeat with other half of dough.
  • Cover the rolls and let sit for 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 190c for 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Generously drizzle cream cheese frosting over warm rolls after they come out of the oven.