Fluffy Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Roll 4

There’s nothing quite like eating a freshly baked and frosted cinnamon roll. Warm, soft and cinnamon-y, with cold, melting whipped cream cheese frosting… I want one right now! Breakfast, lunch, middle of the night, there is no time of day that a fresh cinnamon roll is not welcome!

Although there are many variations on the cinnamon roll out there, this one is the easiest and most rewarding that I have tried so far. The main dough comes together in under 20 minutes, and although there is the necessary first rise, and later a second one, the dough handles fairly easily and puffs up beautifully. You can make these in about 5 hours, or, leave them to rise overnight and have them for breakfast tomorrow!
Bonus: The house smelt amazing while these were baking!

You’ve probably noticed that there are two different frostings on these rolls. I made both a whipped cream cheese frosting AND a maple coffee frosting to go on these babies. Both these frostings are so, so good, and on top of the rolls, I was in serious food heaven. Continue reading

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