For the Dough:
- 1 cup warm (not hot) milk
- 1 tablespoon instant yeast
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons butter, softened
- 2 small eggs
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
For the Filling:
- ¼ cup butter, melted
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- Activate the yeast:
In a mixing bowl, combine warm milk, instant yeast, and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Let it sit for about 5-10 minutes until it becomes frothy.
- Prepare the dough:
Add the remaining sugar, softened butter, salt, eggs, and 2 cups of flour to the yeast mixture.
Mix well until the ingredients come together.
Gradually add the remaining cup of flour, one bit at a time, until the dough forms a soft, slightly sticky ball.
- Knead the dough:
Turn the dough out onto a floured surface.Advertisement
Knead it for about 5-7 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic. You can add a little more flour if it’s too sticky.Advertisement
Now, you have delicious homemade cinnamon rolls ready to enjoy!