Cinnamon Rolls are so easy to make and they are very delicious. Here is a very easy recipe for cinnamon rolls that you can have ready in no time to share with your family.

easy and delicious cinnamon rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

Delicious Cinnamon Rolls
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Rising time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine South African
Servings 12 buns
Calories 315 kcal


  • 360 grams flour
  • 180 grams milk
  • 1 egg
  • 60 grams butter
  • 1 ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 ½ tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp yeast

Filling for Cinnamon rolls

  • 60 grams butter softened
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder


  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 80 grams cream cheese
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 80 grams powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt


  • In a large mixing bowl, add milk and egg, whisk together.
  • Add sugar, salt, and softened butter to the mixing bowl.
  • Mix all ingredients.
  • Add the yeast and stir into mixture, add the flour and combine until a dough forms
  • Knead the dough until everything is well combined for 5 minutes.
  • Dough may appear sticky, do not add more flour, continue to knead the dough until texture changes and it does not stick to your hands.
  • Flatten the dough, with the top of your hands and let the dough rest for 5 minutes, cover the dough with a bowl to prevent drying.
  • Place dough on a lightly floured surface and sprinkle flour slightly on the top of the dough to prevent sticking to the rolling pin.
  • Roll the dough into a rectangle.
  • Apply butter on the top of rolled dough and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, which must be evenly distributed.
  • Roll the dough into the shape of a cylinder and cut evenly.
  • Place in a greased baking tray and cover with cling wrap and allow Cinnamon rolls to rise in a warm environment for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour, rolls have risen and should be baked in a preheated oven at 180ºC (350ºF) for 20 minutes.


  • Mix the sugar and cinnamon in a separate bowl.


  • Combine butter, cream cheese, vanilla essence, salt, and powdered sugar until a light, creamy texture is achieved.
  • Add frosting on warm Cinnabon buns.


  • For a caramel cheese frosting, add 3 tablespoons of Caramel Treat to frosting mixture.


Calories: 315kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 5gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 344mgPotassium: 71mgFiber: 1gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 473IUCalcium: 36mgIron: 2mg
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