The Best Cinnamon Rolls You'll Ever Eat

STEP 1

Heat up milk in the microwave until it's nice and warm

STEP 2

Add the warm milk to the bowl of an electric mixer, then add your quick rise yeast

STEP 3

Add sugar to help activate the yeast

STEP 4

Add melted butter, an egg and an egg yolk

STEP 5

Add in your bread flour and salt and give it a good mix

STEP 6

Once it starts coming together switch to your dough hook or knead by hand for 8-10 minutes

STEP 7

Drizzle a large bowl with olive oil and shape your dough into a ball

STEP 8

Add your dough ball to the bowl, coat it and cover the bowl to let the dough rise

STEP 9

After the dough has doubled in size, dump it onto a well-floured surface and press it out

STEP 10

Coat a rolling pin with flour and roll the dough out into a 14x9 inch rectangle

STEP 11

Add softened butter, brown sugar & cinnamon to the dough and rub it in well

STEP 12

Carefully roll the cinnamon roll dough up as tightly as possible and cut off 1 inch on each end

STEP 13

Use a serrated knife to carefully slice 9 even cinnamon rolls out of your dough log

STEP 14

Prep your pan with two strips of parchment paper & cooking spray and add the rolls

STEP 15

Cover the pan and let the cinnamon rolls rise once more

STEP 16

Make the icing by beating together room temperature cream cheese & butter

STEP 17

Add vanilla extract & powdered sugar and whip the icing until it's nice and fluffy

STEP 18

Once your cinnamon rolls have risen again bake them until the edges are golden brown

STEP 19

After the cinnamon rolls have cooled, add the icing!

Serve and enjoy warm for the perfect brunch treat!