These cinnamon rolls are perfect for enjoying on a slow and sleepy weekend morning. The dough comes together fairly easily and then it is sprinkled with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar which creates a flavorful and caramelized spiral. This recipe does take some time to prepare, so you can relax a little bit in between steps. The aroma of the yeasted dough and the cinnamon filling are sure to fill your house and will wake any lagging sleepy heads.


  • 2 eggs (at room temperature + 1 for brushing)
  • 250 milliliters milk (warm)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 50 grams sugar
  • 700 grams wheat flour
  • 100 grams softened butter
  • 1 packet bakers yeast
  • sugar
  • cinnamon


  1. Mix milk, salt, sugar and butter together in a bowl.
  2. Add the two eggs and the yeast and stir well.
  3. Add the flour and stir until it loosens from the sides of the bowl.
  4. Transfer dough to a floured surface and let stand for 10 minutes.
  5. Cut the dough into 7 equal pieces.
  6. With each bit of dough, make rolls about 20 cm long and 3 fingers wide.
  7. Beat the remaining egg with 1 teaspoon of yellow sugar and brush the surface of the dough strips.
  8. Then sprinkle with cinnamon and yellow sugar to taste.
  9. Roll and then place the rolls in a tray lined with parchment paper.
  10. Brush the surface of all rolls with the remaining egg with sugar.
  11. Place in the oven at 50 ° C for 20 minutes and then raise the temperature to 200 ° C for 25 minutes.
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