Tantalizing pictures of cinnamon rolls often fill my Pinterest feed, so today I decided to tackle them for the first time. I had no idea how easy they were, although I think the next time I make them I will substitute the frosting/glaze for something a little thicker. Maybe thats just my preference or what I’m used to from Cinnabon and cans of Pillsbury cinnamon rolls with that thicker frosting glaze. YUM!
I got to use my rolling pin, so you know it was a good day! I mixed the dough and substituted in spelt flour for regular flour and was happily surprised it worked so well.
Because I used spelt flour, my dough looks a little darker than it normally would. The recipe gives a tip to lightly grease the bowl while the dough is setting and I would definitely recommended that. As well as flouring the counter, which is just a precaution I have learned to take with any dough.
Then I mixed the brown sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkled it on the buttered dough. Notice my not even close to rectangle shape dough. HA!
I some how missed the part about cutting into 9 pieces or something along those lines and made cinnamon rolls of all shapes and sizes.
I topped the cinnamin rolls with a glaze consisting of 1 tablespoon milk, 2 tablespoons coffee, and 1 cup powdered sugar. It was pretty good. I think my one tip would be to cook for 14 minutes instead of 15 minutes.
Heres the recipe I used: