I triple checked the ingredients to make sure I didn’t make a mistake. Grab a cookie, take a seat, and have fun exploring! Gradually add the flour and continue mixing until a smooth, elastic dough forms, which should take … 4 Cover the rolls with plastic wrap, and let them rise in a warm place for 30 to 90 minutes. Whisk until very smooth. Shape the cinnamon rolls: Roll the dough out into a 14×8 inch rectangle. But this recipe changed everything for me. We will now roll up the dough that we just placed the cinnamon butter on top of. Nice to not do much in the morning. I have been looking for a great cinnamon roll recipe. I must confess I don’t remember ever eating a cinnamon roll. Let the dough rise in the refrigerator overnight, at least 8 hours. Mix dry filling ingredients. Thanks for waiting. This family makes the most enormous, fluffy cinnamon rolls slathered in sticky cream cheese frosting that I have ever seen. Tag @sallysbakeblog on Instagram and hashtag it #sallysbakingaddiction. Just want to reiterate that it could have been my flour and not necessarily something wrong with the recipe, clearly others have had better luck. These were simple and delicious. My husband took one with him to eat on his walk. Splash in the maple flavoring. I am guessing you wound up with too much flour in your dough. I was too! But this recipe is absolutely amazing. Thanksgiving workout ;). Thank you so much this is the best recipe I have ever tried out. Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl. I better try one before he eats the lot! Thank you! For the dough: Place the warm water and 1 tsp of sugar in a bowl or measuring cup. Hi Sally, so I baked these only partially from the make ahead directions and then froze them, could they be placed in the fridge overnight and then baked the rest of the way in the morning? Delicious ! I tried your cinnamon rolls just as you instructed and they turned out very well. Not only does this break up the work, but I think the flavor from a slow-risen dough tastes better. The second time I reduced a little bit the sugar and salt. Place in a lightly greased bowl (I use non-stick spray), cover loosely, and let rest for about 10 minutes. Reader Renee says you can freeze the shaped dough BEFORE baking, too: “Yes, you can freeze these in a foil pan. A make-ahead dough breaks up the work. Those cinnamon rolls were exactly what I channeled while working on this recipe. They were soft, fluffy, but dense enough to hold their structure. That way, all I have to do is pop them in a slightly warm oven first thing in the morning to rise, and then bake. These are the best cinnamon rolls I have EVER had….they turned out absolutely amazing and I will now make these every Christmas. 8 Serve warm: Frost the cinnamon rolls generously while they're still a bit warm. Thank you! I find cooking therapeutic and I love cooking from scratch. The heat from the cinnamon rolls will help the glaze to melt over them easily. Whisk 1/2 cup white sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Make them through the rolling and cutting step and place in the pan but don’t do the second rise, cover, and freeze. When you want to bake them, defrost in the refrigerator overnight. These were great! They’re perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to bake with yeast. With kitchen-tested quality recipes and step-by-step tutorials, my goal is to give you the confidence to bake and cook from scratch. Great great recipe and made many times with doughs rising overnight. Took them out in the morning for an hour and baked as according to the recipe. Now spread the cinnamon butter mixture from the bowl that you had just set aside onto the rolled out dough. 1 Make the dough: Warm the milk for 15 to 30 seconds in the microwave, until it's slightly warm to the touch but not steaming. Add additional milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until the frosting is as spreadable as you like. I’m guessing the King Arthur flour might absorb more liquid, and be more likely to need a little extra milk or water for the dough to be supple, but it might not be an issue at all. Roll this out to about ½" thick or to the thickness that you prefer for your rolls. These homemade cinnamon rolls are fluffy, soft, and extremely … Use your fingers … These are dangerous , they just replaced my King Arthur recipePerfect dough. I find trying to roll, cut, raise and bake my rolls in the morning to be a little time-consuming, so I do everything the day before and leave the rolls in the refrigerator overnight. I’m Sally, a cookbook author, photographer, and blogger. Amazing. First time commenting? I sometimes skip the butter or reduce it, and it is still quite good. I hadn’t. I let it rise at room temp. So easy and delicious! She loves to bake from scratch and make things that taste as good as they look. Turn the oven off. If you pack it into the cup, you can get more grams per cup, and that can lead to a dense and stiff dough. Made these as Christmas gifts for neighbors and friends this year, and they are fantastic! They are very good and I do not think I will make the overnight version again any time soon. I loved the flavor of these. Hi Leslie, In a pinch yes, but keep in mind that the lower the fat, the less “rich” the baked good will taste. … Each cinnamon roll is extra soft with the most delicious cinnamon swirl! I’ve been looking for a perfect cinnamon roll recipe for a long time and this is IT! While the rolls are baking, combine cream cheese, butter, confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract and salt with a mixer until fluffy. These are beautiful and easy to mix up! I made 15 pans, and everyone was so thrilled to get them for their Christmas mornings, especially this year with everyone being home for Christmas. I think I went a solid 6 months without making overnight cinnamon rolls after working out this recipe, darlings. When you make your cinnamon rolls from scratch, you can make flavor variations too. In recipes like this, I’ve used different ones and had success. Please do not use our photos without prior written permission. (we never do in this recipe!). Add powdered sugar until the glaze is the right consistency – it should pour, but not be runny. Knead the homemade cinnamon roll dough. You can serve with vanilla icing or salted caramel, but I love drenching these easy cinnamon rolls in coffee icing. As it got warmer it got a little easier. Thank you!! I left in fridge over night and it took forever the next morning to roll out and it was near impossible. Let the mixture stand until foamy, about five minutes. Looking forward to trying this recipe. It will be my go to from now on. Beat for 1 minute. I like that it can be started the evening before and finished the next morning. Once a firm but slightly tacky dough … Thanks for checking back! Homemade rolls take about 1 to 2 hours to rise, so that increases the wait time. I think this is THE BEST cinnamon roll recipe: fluffy, not too sweet, just the right amount of cinnamon, great tips. Try out this perfect cream cheese frosting on your freshly baked cinnamon rolls. No changes to the original recipe. Starting from the short edge (the one with butter all the way to the edge), roll the dough into a tight spiral. I had to mix it super low and eventually just take it out and do by hand because of the strain on my mixer. Combine the milk, water, and butter together in a heatproof bowl. After baking, the rolls are ready for a finishing touch. Pour into the dry ingredients, add the egg, and stir until it forms a soft dough or use your mixer. I don’t eat cinnamon rolls often, but my-oh-my, I do like them. more about Sally, Copyright 2021 Sallys Baking Addiction • WordPress Development by Southern Web • Website Accessibility Statement • Privacy Policy, THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE SALES LINKS. In this special FREE series, I reveal my most powerful SECRETS to great baking. Serve immediately. Merry Christmas, and thank you for your comment. Join the club. Hi Emily, You can leave frosted or unfrosted rolls covered tightly for up to 3 days at room temperature or up to 5 days in the refrigerator. Hello! DELICIOUS!!! :). Preheat oven to 375°F.