Cinnamon Rolls

From Nerd Meets Food

High cal Calories 567kcal
fat Total Fat 8g
sat fat Saturated Fat 4g
High chol Cholesterol 92mg
High sodium Sodium 785mg
High carbs Total Carbohydrate 119g
Serving size 157g Calories from fat 68kcal Fiber 2g Protein 8g Sugar 81g


  • Dough:
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 whole egg
  • 20 oz of flour (about 4 cups)
  • 3 tbls of melted butter
  • 1 oz yeast (instant rise)
  • 1 tbs and 1/4 tbs of salt
  • 2 oz of sugar (1/4 cup)

  • Filling:
  • 4 oz of light brown sugar
  • 1 tbls of cinnamon (cassia actually)

  • Icing:
  • 2.5 oz of cream cheese
  • 3 1/2 tbls of whole milk
  • 4 cups of extra fine sugar


  1. Beat the egg yolks and the sugar until lighten in color.
  2. Add the the butter.
  3. Sift the flour.
  4. Add the yeast.
  5. The salt and mix.
  6. Neat the dough for 15 min and let rise for 3 hours of until it doubles in volume.
  7. Mix the sugar and the cinnamon.
  8. Once the dough rise, punch it down.
  9. Stretch the dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch in a rectangular shape of 12x18in.
  10. Brush some butter on the surface.
  11. Sprinkle the sugar cinnamon mixture.
  12. Roll the dough perpendicular to the shorter side.
  13. Cut in 1 inch rolls.
  14. Place them on well buttered pan.
  15. Either leave them in the fridge overnight or on the counter for 3 hours.
  16. Get a pan and add hot water.
  17. Place in on the lower rack of the oven.
  18. On the top rack add the cinnamon rolls.
  19. Let them there for 30 mins to proof.
  20. Remove the water pan and bake in 350F oven.
  21. Prepare the icing by mixing the ingredients.
  22. Serve warm with the icing.