A warm, tender, and freshly iced cinnamon roll sounds good just about any time of the day. Follow these simple steps and see exactly how to make these tasty homemade treats.
September 24, 2012
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How to Make Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are a classic weekend dish. This lightened version uses fat-free milk and less butter in the dough.
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Step One: Main Ingredients
Combine brown sugar and cinnamon.
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Step Two: Roll Dough
Place dough on a lightly floured surface; roll dough into an 18 x 11-inch rectangle.
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Step Three: Add Butter
Brush melted butter over dough.
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Step Four: Add Brown Sugar Mixture
Sprinkle dough evenly with brown sugar mixture.
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Step Five: Roll Up Dough
Beginning with a long side, roll up dough tightly, jelly-roll fashion.
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Step Six: Pinch Dough
Pinch the seam to seal. Do not seal the ends of the roll.
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Step Seven: Slice and Bake Rolls
Cut roll into 1-inch slices. Arrange slices in glass or ceramic baking dishes coated with cooking spray. You can also use a metal baking pan. Just decrease the oven temperature by 25°. Cover and let rise until doubled in size, and bake until the rolls are lightly browned.
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Step Eight: Make Icing
Combine icing ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth.
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Step Nine: Spread and Serve
Spread the icing over the warm rolls, and serve immediately.