Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting

This homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe will make you forget about store-bought cinnamon rolls forever. The rolls are soft and fluffy, while the cream cheese frosting is rich and delicious. You can even prep them the night before and bake them fresh in the morning, making them perfect for a weekend breakfast.

FOR DOUGH:

Milk | Butter | Warm Water  Yeast | Sugar | Egg | Egg Yolks  Salt | All - Purpose Flour

INGREDIENTS

FOR CINNAMON FILLING:

Brown Sugar | Salt Ground Cinnamon

FOR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

Cream Cheese | Corn Syrup |  Heavy Cream | Vanilla Extract Confectioner's Sugar | Salt

STEP 1

- Blend all the icing ingredients together at low speed in a standing mixer for a minute, then increase the speed to high until the frosting is smooth and lump-free.

- Combine the cinnamon filling ingredients in a separate bowl and set aside.

STEP 2

STEP 3

- Heat milk and butter to about a hundred degrees Fahrenheit. In a standing mixer, combine water, yeast, sugar, egg, and yolks at low speed.

- Add salt, the warm milk mixture, and two cups of flour, and mix at medium speed until blended.

STEP 4

STEP 5

- Switch to a dough hook, add two more cups of flour, and knead at medium speed until the dough is smooth. Add one tablespoon of flour at a time as needed.

- Knead the dough for ten minutes, shape it into a ball, and place it in a lightly oiled bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise until it doubles in size.

STEP 6

STEP 7

- Press down the risen dough and roll it out to a rectangle on a lightly floured surface. Sprinkle the cinnamon mixture evenly over the dough, leaving a half-inch border at the far edge.

- Roll the dough tightly from the long edge closest to you until you reach the far edge. Moisten the far edge with water and seal the roll.

STEP 8

STEP 9

- Grease a baking dish and cut the roll into twelve equal pieces. Place the rolls in the baking dish and cover with plastic wrap.

- Let the rolls rise until they double in size. If baking the next morning, let the rolls sit in the fridge overnight.

STEP 10

STEP 11

- Place the rolls in a cool oven with a large pan of boiling water on the rack below. Let the rolls rise until they look fluffy and almost doubled.

- Bake the rolls at a temperature of 350F until they turn golden brown. Invert the rolls onto a wire rack and let them cool. Transfer the rolls to a serving plate, ice, and serve warm.

STEP 12

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