How to Make the Best Cinnamon Rolls Ever

WARNING: This recipe guide is based on nondescript amounts and a large usage of butter. Be prepared to change, add, adapt and overdose depending on your sugar/fat preference and area climate.

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Please take note: this recipe makes 6 batches and about 8 rolls per batch.

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Gather your supplies!

Gather your supplies!

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Cut up several tabs of butter and place them evenly at the bottom of your pan.

Cut up several tabs of butter and place them evenly at the bottom of your pan.

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Grab a handful of your brown sugar.

Grab a handful of your brown sugar.

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Cover the bottom of each pan and the butter.

Cover the bottom of each pan and the butter.

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Mmm fat.

Mmm fat.

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Separate the five loaves in half. If you get the pre-made dough it should come in a package of five.

Separate the five loaves in half. If you get the pre-made dough it should come in a package of five.

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Each of these groupings will make two batches.

Each of these groupings will make two batches.

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Prepare to roll.

Prepare to roll.

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Knead the loaf half together so the dough becomes one.

Knead the loaf half together so the dough becomes one.

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Ready to go!

Ready to go!

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Sprinkle flour around your dough.

Sprinkle flour around your dough.

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Put your back and muscle into it! This is the most time consuming portion. Spread the dough out till it's a large rectangle and about 1/4 of inch thick.

Put your back and muscle into it! This is the most time consuming portion. Spread the dough out till it's a large rectangle and about 1/4 of inch thick.

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Really time consuming...

Really time consuming...

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Feel free to pick it up and stretch it carefully. DON'T put a hole in it whatever you do. It's very difficult to fix that.

Feel free to pick it up and stretch it carefully. DON'T put a hole in it whatever you do. It's very difficult to fix that.

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We are getting there :) you'll start to get air bubbles on the edges, work them out. But remember to keep that rectangle shape.

We are getting there :) you'll start to get air bubbles on the edges, work them out. But remember to keep that rectangle shape.

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Time for massive amounts of butter. Take one stick of butter and mash it in your hand. Spread a little more than half the stick evenly over all the dough. Leave a half inch perimeter without butter.

Time for massive amounts of butter. Take one stick of butter and mash it in your hand. Spread a little more than half the stick evenly over all the dough. Leave a half inch perimeter without butter.

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Next the mixed cinnamon sugar!

Next the mixed cinnamon sugar!

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Pour the cinnamon sugar all over dough still leaving that half inch perimeter empty. The cinnamon topping should be about an 8th of an inch thick.

Pour the cinnamon sugar all over dough still leaving that half inch perimeter empty. The cinnamon topping should be about an 8th of an inch thick.

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Using your finger, spread the sugar mixture evenly all over. This is just to make sure there isn't too much in one spot.

Using your finger, spread the sugar mixture evenly all over. This is just to make sure there isn't too much in one spot.

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Roll! Using the pinching method in the video, start to roll from the long side over to the other.

Roll! Using the pinching method in the video, start to roll from the long side over to the other.

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Almost there!

Almost there!

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Nom nom nom

Nom nom nom

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Now you've got one LARGE roll, it's time to cut.

Now you've got one LARGE roll, it's time to cut.

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Start to cut them in an inch and a half sizes and place your rolls in your pan.

Start to cut them in an inch and a half sizes and place your rolls in your pan.

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Depending on the size of your pan you could comfortably be able to fit 8 to 10 with at least half an inch in between.

Depending on the size of your pan you could comfortably be able to fit 8 to 10 with at least half an inch in between.

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That space is very important. Now we are going to let them rise so they need to give each other room.

That space is very important. Now we are going to let them rise so they need to give each other room.

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Sleeping rolls :)

Sleeping rolls :)

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Now go grab som beach towels.

Now go grab som beach towels.

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Time to put your rolls to rest! Cover your batches with at least 3 beach towels. This way they can rise. You are going to leave them alone for 2-3 hours.

Time to put your rolls to rest! Cover your batches with at least 3 beach towels. This way they can rise. You are going to leave them alone for 2-3 hours.

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The rolls have had quite the nap and it's time for cooking!

The rolls have had quite the nap and it's time for cooking!

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Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

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Bake your well rested rolls for 20 minutes.

Bake your well rested rolls for 20 minutes.

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DONE!!!

DONE!!!

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That butter and brown sugar has caramelized and it's so delicious and gooey!

That butter and brown sugar has caramelized and it's so delicious and gooey!

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Take it out and flip it over. Eat your heart out!!

Take it out and flip it over. Eat your heart out!!

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