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Cinnamon Rolls

Heidi Davison
These cinnamon rolls are soft and doughy, full of gooey frosting! They are perfect for a weekend treat or a holiday breakfast.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 14 rolls

Ingredients
  

  • For the dough:
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons 1 package yeast
  • 2 cups and 1/4 cup flour divided
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • For the filling:
  • 1 stick 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • Optional: 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Heat the milk, sugar, and oil over low heat just until it is warm.
  • Stir in the yeast and the flour.
  • Mix the flour until it forms a ball.
  • Transfer the dough to a glass bowl and cover.
  • Let it rise for at least 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, mix together filling ingredients with a fork until crumbly.
  • When the dough is risen, add in 1/4 cup flour and the baking soda and baking powder.
  • Mix it well. Using your hands works best.
  • Roll it out into a rectangular shape about 18 x 12 inches.
  • Smear the filling over the dough.
  • Roll the dough tightly into a log shape and pinch the ends and sides shut.
  • Cut 1-1.5 inch slices and place in a greased pie pan. About 7 rolls will fit in a pan.
  • Bake cinnamon rolls at 375 degrees for 15-17 mins.
  • Mix frosting ingredients and pour over cinnamon rolls while cooling. Reserve some for later.
  • Drizzle remaining glaze over the cinnamon rolls when served.