BEST Cinnamon Roll Recipe

– DOUGH – 1 cup whole milk – 1 1/2 ounce envelope active dry yeast – 1/4 cup warm water 100 to 110 degrees – 3 tablespoons granulated sugar – 2 eggs – 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted – 4 1/2-5 cups all-purpose flour – 1/2 teaspoon salt – FILLING – 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened – 1/2 cup granulated sugar – 1 cup packed light brown sugar – 3-4 tablespoons cinnamon  depending on how much cinnamon you like – 1 cup pecans coarsely chopped –optional – 1 cup raisins optional – GLAZE – 2 cups confectioner’s sugar – 1 -3 tablespoon milk


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Freezer time: 35 mins

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breakfast, dessert

prep Time

2 hours


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If you're searching for the BEST Cinnamon Roll recipe, look no further. Our gooey sticky cinnamon buns are fluffy and soft cinnamon rolls with the best gooey caramel sauce in the bottom of the pan. So easy to make them ahead and they’re also freezer friendly!

Can I use bread flour in this recipe? You may use bread flour.Bread flour has more protein than all-purpose flour, making it a better option for pastries. Most people recommend baking cinnamon rolls with bread flour, as this creates a fluffier and softer cinnamon roll. Though all-purpose flour works great to make delicious and fluffy cinnamon rolls

How do you tell if cinnamon rolls are done in the middle? After approximately 30 minutes, test for doneness. Use a paring knife or fork to pull up the center-most roll; if the dough is still sticky and raw-looking, return the pan to the oven for about ten more minutes.


What is the best cinnamon for cinnamon rolls? Because of its bold flavor and sweetness, Saigon cinnamon is a great option for these rolls.


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