Cinnabons made by Cinnabon are some of the best cinnamon rolls around. These intensely flavored cinnamon buns blend together the perfect amount of cinnamon and sweet. They truly are buns from heaven!
Want to impress everyone with a special breakfast? You can make Cinnabon cinnamon rolls and it will make your guests and family so happy.
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Do you love Cinnabon cinnamon rolls? You will enjoy this recipe. There is nothing like a fresh hot cinnamon roll when it comes fresh out of the oven. With this recipe, you can enjoy freshly baked cinnamon rolls. They are simply delicious.
Don’t forget to serve this with plenty of the icing.
You won’t want to miss out on this recipe. Hot fresh cinnamon buns are the perfect addition to your weekend.
Here’s a list of what you need:
- Active dry yeast
- All-purpose flour
- Ground cinnamon
- Walnuts or pecans (optional)
- Raisins (optional)
- Powdered sugar
- Vanilla extract
How to Make Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls
- Combine yeast with warm water and a little sugar. Set it aside for a few minutes until it gets foamy.
- Mix milk, sugar, melted butter, salt, eggs together.
- Add yeast and half of the flour. Beat with a mixer until smooth.
- Add enough flour until the dough is slightly stiff and still sticky.
- Let dough rise until doubled.
- Punch down dough and roll it out on a floured surface.
- Spread butter on the dough and sprinkle it with cinnamon sugar. Sprinkle nuts and raisins on the dough if desired.
- Roll up the dough and cut it into slices.
- Spread butter and sprinkle sugar in baking pans.
- Place the dough slices in the pans, cut-side down.
- Let the cinnamon rolls rise for 45 minutes.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until nicely browned.
- Mix melted butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and just enough water to make a spreadable icing.
- Spread the icing over slightly cooled cinnamon rolls.
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Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls
- 2 packages active dry yeast
- 1 cup milk warm (105-115 degree)
- 1 cup water warm (105-115 degree)
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2/3 cup butter
- 2 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs slightly beaten
- 7-8 cups all-purpose flour or more if needed
- 8 ounces butter melted, divided use
- 1 3/4 cups sugar divided use
- 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts optional
- 1 1/2 cups raisins optional
- 2/3 cup butter
- 4 cup powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 tablespoon water hot, this may need up to 4 more tablespoons
- Mix together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon sugar in a small bowl. Set the mixture aside for 5 minutes for the yeast to activate. It should get foamy.
- In a large bowl, mix milk, remaining 2/3 cup sugar, melted butter, salt, and eggs. Stir well to combine.
- Add yeast mixture and half the flour. Beat until smooth.
- Stir in enough of the remaining flour until the dough is slightly stiff (dough will be sticky).
- Turn the dough out onto a well-floured board and knead for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Place the dough in a well-buttered glass or plastic bowl. Cover and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, until doubled in bulk, about 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
- When doubled, punch down the dough and let it rest for 5 minutes.
- Roll out the dough on a floured surface into a 15 x 20-inch rectangle.
- Spread ½ cup melted butter on the dough.
- Mix together 1 1/2 cups sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle it over the buttered dough.
- Sprinkle walnuts and raisins on the dough, if desired.
- From the long edge, roll up the dough and pinch the edge to seal.
- Cut the dough into 12 to 15 slices.
- Coat the bottom of a 13-by-9-inch baking pan and an 8-inch square pan with the remaining 1/2 cup melted butter.
- Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup sugar in the pans.
- Place the cinnamon roll slices cut-side down close together in pans.
- Let rise in a warm place until dough is doubled in bulk, about 45 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees while the dough is rising.
- Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until rolls are nicely browned.
- Cool rolls slightly.
- In a medium bowl, mix melted butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla.
- Add hot water 1 tablespoon at a time until the icing reaches a spreadable consistency.
- Spread icing over slightly cooled rolls.