How to Make πŸŒ€ Cinnamon RollsπŸŒ€

by Goi Haru

This recipe yield a rather soft japanese style cinnamon roll. I adapt the recipes a little to make it easy for bread beginners. I hope you'd like it. Enjoy! πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—


  • 500 Grams Bread flour
  • 2 ΒΌ Teaspoons Dry yeast
  • 50 Grams Sugar
  • 1 Β½ Teaspoons Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 125 Grams Milk
  • 200 Grams Water
  • 75 Grams Room temp butter
  • 40 Grams Butter really soft
  • 135 Grams Brown sugar
  • 100 Grams Raisin (optional)
  • 90 Grams cashew nut (optional)
  • 1 Β½ Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 40 Grams Brown sugar + cinnamon
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Weight out the flour. This is 500g or 4 1/2 cups, check your mixer for capacity before going any further. You can reduce everything by portion.

    Step 2

    Add yeast and stir into the flour and put them in the mixer bowl. I use kitchenaid pro 600, which can take up to 12 cups of flour. A normal 5 quart mixers can handle 6 cups of flour.

    Step 3

    In a clean bowl mix milk water sugar salt and egg together. If u cut down the portion, substitute water with egg by weight. Large egg weight 55 g. Milk here is 1/2cup and 1 cup water.

    Step 4

    Mix the liquid up and pour into the dry gradually. No need to be gentle tho.

    Step 5

    Mix on speed 2-3

    Step 6

    Help it a little, it should be faster

    Step 7

    When you can see everything comes together and no more flour flying around

    Step 8

    Add the butter and keep the machine running. Scrape the side every once in a while.

    Step 9

    It should take around 30 mins. You can see the dough forming up and has more elasticity. Apply some shortening or oil on both hands

    Step 10

    Taste the dough by trying to strech it into thin film.

    Step 11

    If you can make it thin enough put you finger in the middle and you can see your flesh color (or finger print). You've got it.

    Step 12

    Brush a tray with some shortening

    Step 13

    Round the dough and proof for 45 - 60 mins. The dough should be doubled in size.

    Step 14

    Melt 1/4 cup butter mix with 3/4 cup brown sugar and cinnamon. You can add 3/4 cup (90g) chopped cashew nuts if you like.

    Step 15

    It should look like this

    Step 16

    The dough is now doubled.

    Step 17

    Divide into 4 balls of approx 230g each.

    Step 18

    With rolling pin always roll do not push or u'll damage the dough.

    Step 19

    Flip the other side over. This way u get smooth surface down. Try to make rectangle shape.

    Step 20

    Spread the butter - sugar over the dough. Drop some raisins in. Leave an inch of clear dough at the bottom.

    Step 21

    Roll and punch the dough like so. The cut into disc about 2" thick.

    Step 22

    Grease the mold and sprinkle with some brown sugar - cinnamon mixture. Put the disc in

    Step 23

    Step 24

    You can put a few in one bigger tin. do something like this.

    Step 25

    Proof for another 45 mins. They will rise over the rims.

    Step 26

    Looks like roses don't they. Now preheat you oven to 180c or350f and bake for 25 mins.

    Step 27

    Invert the cooked rolls on to a cooling rack. Leave to cool completely.

    Step 28

    Voila! Cinnamon rolls. Bake share and enjoy! πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—