Cinnamon Rolls: The Baking Recipe, Types and Variations
Many people are interested in making their own cinnamon rolls from scratch now, with a better result than the store-bought ones. This article takes you through the process of how to make this type of delicious cookie and will help set you on your way to whipping up those batches of homemade cinnamon rolls in no time!
What are cinnamon rolls?
Cinnamon rolls are a type of cinnamon bun that is widely popular in North America, United Kingdom, and many other countries. The dough for a cinnamon roll is typically made from flour, sugar, cinnamon, eggs, butter, and baking powder. There are many variations of it including: chocolate chip, vanilla, banana split, strawberry shortcake, Danish, miniature Danish rolls, éclairs and more!
Types of cinnamon rolls
When you’re in the mood for some cinnamon rolls, there are two primary types that you can get: old-fashioned and quick. Old-fashioned ones are made with yeast, whereas quick cinnamon rolls rely on baking powder to rise.
They also differ in how they’re iced: old-fashioned cinnamon rolls are frosted with a simple mixture of sugar and butter, while quick recipe variants are often sandwiched between two sheets of store-bought puff pastry and then frosted.
Aside from these main types, there are also variations based on what’s inside the roll: raisin, strawberry or blueberry. As for toppings, you can choose from whipped cream, marshmallow cream or icing (often called “frosting”).
Whether you’re a fan of old-fashioned or quick cinnamon rolls, there’s no doubt that they’re one of the most popular types of bakery desserts around. So if you need some inspiration on what to make for dessert tonight, be sure to check out our recipe section!
Basic step by step recipe for cinnamon rolls
Cinnamon Rolls are loved by many people for their unique flavor and soft texture. They can be made with a basic recipe or with different variations, like pumpkin rolls or cherry cinnamon rolls. Here is a basic step by step recipe for cinnamon rolls:
-Add 1 cup of all-purpose flour
-1 tablespoon sugar
-1 teaspoon baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-2 sticks (224 grams) of unsalted butter, softened but still cool to the touch
-1 cup (236 ml) of milk
-Add 2 tablespoons (30 grams) of honey
-2 tablespoons (30 grams) of pure vanilla extract
-2 cups (240 grams) shredded anticipation cinnamon rolls
How to prepare:
1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup of flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Set aside. In another bowl, beat together 2 sticks of butter until creamy. Add in 1 cup of milk and Honey then vanilla and beat until combined, scraping off stationary ingredients. Slowly add the dry ingredients (you can do this in 2 batches) alternating with peanut butter and then the cinnamon rolls along with their cooking spray. Stir gently to combine. Spread mixture evenly into the baking dish. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until light brown on top and lightly crisp around the edges when touched.
Variations on a basic cinnamon roll recipe
Some variations of the cinnamon roll recipe include using raisins, walnuts, chocolate chips or pieces, or pistachios as toppings. There are also savory cinnamon rolls featuring salt, pepper, and other spices. Check out some of these variations below:
–Cinnamon Roll Mix: This variation combines all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon in a bowl. Simply add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix well. Then shape the dough into a ball, place it in a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place for 30 minutes. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut the rolls into 12-16 inches (30-40 cm) long rolls and bake for 18-24 minutes.
–Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls: For this variation, add 1/2 cup (120 ml) pumpkin puree to the dough before rolling out. Combine 2 teaspoons (10 g) pumpkin pie spice, 1/4 teaspoon (.5 g) nutmeg, and 1/8 teaspoon (.125 g) allspice in a small bowl before mixing into the batter. After shaping the rolls and depositing them on a gre ased baking sheet, sprinkle them with a mixture of 1 cup (230 g) granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon (4 g) ground cinnamon. Bake for 18-24 minutes.-
Farmers Favorite Rolls: Beat remaining sugar into the dry ingredients. Add 3/4 cup (170 g)chopped pecans, being careful not to overmix. Add 2 teaspoons (.18 g) allspice and pinch salt. Mix in 1 large egg and set aside until needed. On a flour-dusted countertop, mound enough flour to lightly coat your hands, then dust your hands with flour and scatter over dough a third at a time by gently lifting them from palms toward fingertips rather than gathering whole handfuls of loose grains into mounds. This will prevent uneven dough formation.-Pre-heat the oven to 375 F and place an ovenproof baking sheet on the bottom shelf of your oven.-Place 8 large (1/2 inch / 1.5 cm) scoops of dough onto prepared baking sheet, spaced no more than 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart. Bake for 20 mins or until golden brown.
Big texas cinnamon roll
Big Texan cinnamon rolls are the definition of a crave-worthy breakfast pastry. Their fluffy, pillowy texture and gooey sweet cinnamon sugar filling is hard to resist. Whether you’re a fan of classic cinnamon rolls or looking for something a little different, these rolls will definitely fill that craving. Here we’ll explore the history, ingredients and variations of this famous breakfast pastry.
History: According to legend, the first big texas cinnamon roll was created in 1933 at the White Swan Café in Dallas by baker Charles Van Haltren. The restaurant became well known for its cinnamon rolls and soon they were being made all over Texas. Today, big texas cinnamon rolls can be found at restaurants all over the United States and around the world.
In most cases, big texas cinnamon rolls are made with a simple batter that incorporates wheat flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. However, there are many variations of this recipe that include different flavorings and even different types of doughnuts (such as glazed or adorned). The most popular variations include:(1) chocolate chip; (2) devil’s food; (3) blueberry; (4) strawberry; (5) cherry; (6) pecan; and (7) banana.These cinnamon rolls are light and fluffy inside with a thick, crunchy exterior. The cinnamon and sugar filling has a fruity flavor that complements the nut roll.
Hello kitty cinnamon roll
You will need some basic ingredients for the Hello Kitty Cinnamon Roll Recipe: milk, buttermilk, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon. Once you have these ingredients ready, you will need to mix together the wet and dry ingredients until they are well combined. Then, you will need to roll out the dough on a floured surface until it is roughly 1/2 inch thick.
Once the dough is rolled out, you will need to use a biscuit cutter to cut rounds out of the dough. You can then place the rounds on a lined baking sheet and let them rise for about 20 minutes. While the rounds are rising, you will need to prepare your icing: mix together 1/ 8 cup powdered sugar and almond extract. Once the final rounds have risen, you can brush half of the top surface with a butter/flour mixture and half with the icing. At this point, you will want to place 1/3 of your rolls in the oven for 15 minutes or until desired browning is reached.
Krispy kreme cinnamon rolls
Krispy Kreme cinnamon rolls are a popular, classic bake that can be enjoyed as is or with various toppings. The dough is made with all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; eggs and milk are also used. Different variations of the cinnamon roll include ones with cream cheese or frosting and those that are filled with iced cream or flavored syrups.
Peach cobbler cinnamon rolls
Peach cobbler cinnamon rolls are a delicious twist on the traditional cinnamon roll. They are made from a delicious peach filling mixed with cinnamon and sugar, and are then rolled in a yeasted dough. There are many variations of peach cobblers, but the most common is the pecan variant. Peach cobbler cinnamon rolls can be enjoyed for breakfast, as an afternoon snack, or as a dessert.
Pop tart cinnamon roll
Pop tart cinnamon rolls are a delicious variation that are perfect for a quick and easy breakfast or snack. These rolls are made with pop tarts as the dough and cinnamon as the main flavor. There are many different variations of cinnamon roll dough, so there are plenty of options to choose from when making these rolls.
As a lover of cinnamon rolls, I was thrilled when I found out that there are lots of different ways to make them! Whether you’re looking for something special for breakfast or want to try something new for your next dessert, these rolls will have you covered. In this article, we’ve outlined the recipe and given you some tips on how to make the perfect cinnamon roll every time. So don’t wait any longer: get into the kitchen and start baking!