Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

There is nothing better than a nice relaxing Sunday morning, except a relaxing sunday morning with homemade cinnamon rolls!

Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

You would think that homemade cinnamon rolls would be a ton of work and then there would be no more relaxing Sunday morning, but fear not. ย These cinnamon rolls are a cinch to make and can be in your belly in no time!

Here’s how I made them…

Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Mix ingredients together to form the dough.

Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Roll out the dough, slather the dough with softened butter, and generously add the cinnamon and brown sugar.

Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Roll the dough and cinnamon sugar mixture into a log and seal the edges.

Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Cut dough log into even pieces and let rise until doubled in size.

Grab a warm cinnamon roll and your favorite Sunday morning beverage and enjoy!

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Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls
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Ingredients
  • *DOUGH*
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour + more for dusting
  • 2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast (1 package)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter + more to butter baking dish
  • 1 large egg
  • *FILLING*
  • 3 tablespoons softened butter + more to grease 9"X13" pan
  • 6 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • *GLAZE*
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Directions
  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer add flour, active dry yeast, sugar, and salt. Mix together.
  2. Bring milk and butter to a tempeture of 115 degrees.
  3. Add milk and butter mixture to the flour mixture and combine using a dough hook attachment.
  4. Slightly beat the egg and combine it with the flour mixture.
  5. Mix the dough on medium speed for 5 minutes.
  6. If the dough is still sticky add flour 1 tablespoon at a time until the dough has a smooth texture.
  7. Let dough rest for 5 minutes in the mixing bowl.
  8. Lightly dust your work surface with flour.
  9. Roll dough out into a rectangle (approximately 12" x 15").
  10. Spread softened butter over the entirety of the dough.
  11. Mix the cinnamon and brown sugar together and then spread it evenly over the butter.
  12. Working with the long end of the dough, roll up tightly.
  13. Cut the roll into equal slices.
  14. Place cut side down into a buttered 9"X13" pan.
  15. Cover and let rise for 40 minutes or until the rolls have doubled in size, in a warm draft free place.
  16. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  17. Bake rolls for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  18. Whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, salt, and vanilla and pour over warm cinnamon rolls.
Memos
*cinnamon and brown sugar are to taste, add or take away the amount depending however you like it.
*Rolls can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days (I promise they won't last that long!).

Until Next Time…

XOXO

Easy Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

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17 comments

  1. Vishal Vashisht says:

    I love Cinnamon rolls but I have never made them myself. Looking at your recipe, I think it is easier than I thought and it is more fun. I need to try it this coming Sunday morning.

  2. Joanna says:

    I so love cinnamon rolls and they are so easy to make! I have some friends over next weekend, I’ll definitely make some for breakfast.

  3. Chelf says:

    I couldnt agree more, indeed there is nothing better than a nice relaxing Sunday morning, except a relaxing sunday morning with homemade cinnamon rolls!

  4. Taryn says:

    My husband was so surprised when I told him that I made the cinnamon rolls rather than getting them from a pillsbury tin.
    Thanks!

  5. Nina says:

    I made these the other day and they turned out soon well! I didn’t even have to frost them! Thanks for the great recipe! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Ola says:

    Okay so you say these are pretty easy to make huh? I guess that means that I’m going to have to try them. I’ve bookmarked this and will have to get back to you with the results.

  7. jhilmil says:

    Oh wow, I love cinnamon rolls and you made them so perfectly. Though I haven’t tried them the yumminess prompted me to ry out during weekends:)

  8. Christie Brown says:

    You had me at “easy” haha. I’m a sucker for a big, fluffy, sticky cinnamon roll – ooof! I’ve never made them myself, though, so I’ll have to give this recupe a try. ๐Ÿ™‚ There’s nothing better than a house than smells all toasty and cinnamon-y. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Christie’s Take on Life. xx

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