Cinnamon buns recipe - from scratch!

This recipe makes a dozen cinnamon rolls, about 4 inches in diameter

For the yeast mixture:
1 tsp yeast
2 tsp sugar
1 cup warm milk

  • Combine and let it foam for 5 minutes.

For the dough:
3 cup flour
1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 egg

  • Combine the dough ingredients together. 
  • Add the foamed yeast mixture knead together with greased hands, cover and rest for 2 hours. 
  • Once the dough doubles, punch down and roll it out.

For the filling:
1 cup warm melted butter
Combine cinnamon sugar together:
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup cinnamon powder
1/2 tsp salt

  • Brush the rolled out dough generously with melted butter.
  • Coat generously with cinnamon sugar. 
  • Roll it tightly from one end to the other.
  • Cut into 2 inch thick rings.
  • Grease a pan with butter. Arrange the rolls and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degree F/190 degree C for 20 minutes.
  • Let it cool for a few minutes and remove.

For the glaze:
1 cup icing sugar
A few tsp of warm milk.

  • Combine to your desired consistency of thickness.
  • Top the warm buns with a generous serving of glaze. 
  • Serve warm, enjoy!