My name is Abigail and i am a baking addict…
Yes it’s true, since deciding i wanted to make baking more of a hobby then an occasional thing. I love reading and writing about baking and i have been baking in every spare moment i have.
My most recent recipe that i have perfected is the cinnamon roll, the best part… it only takes an hour. In between proving and cooking you can have a cup of tea, have a shower and get dressed, before having a warm fresh cinnamon roll for breakfast. I usually have two for breakfast and will warm them in the oven for the next few days after. If you don’t want to make them in the morning they can be made the night before and stored in a airtight container for unto three days, though they rarely last that long in my house!
Note: the recipe is in cups, i love it because its so quick and easy to use when trying to be fast.
- 2 and 3/4 cups plain flour
- 3tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 packet of instant yeast
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup milk
- 2tbsp butter
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup butter
- 3tbsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup sugar
Preheat the oven to 100c degrees and turn off after 10 minutes or just before placing rolls in oven.
In a large bowl, mix the flour, the sugar, salt, cinnamon, and yeast together until evenly dispersed. Set aside. In a small microwavable bowl, heat the water, milk, and butter together in the microwave until the butter is melted. Stir the butter mixture into the flour mixture. Add the egg and knead with hand or with stand mixer for 3-4 minutes or until the dough is no longer sticky. Place in a lightly greased bowl and let rest for about 5 minutes
After the dough has rested for 5 minutes, roll it out in a large rectangle. Mix together the cinnamon, butter and sugar until well combined and spread it all over the dough; i used my hands to spread easily and get right to the edges.
Place in a lightly greased 9-inch cake tin. TURN OFF the oven and place the tin in for 20mins, this allows the cinnamon rolls to rise quickly. Keep the buns in the oven and turn the oven back on to 190c, bake the rolls for 15-20mins. Remove from the oven and top with a sprinkle of sugar and cinnamon.