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Simple Cinnamon Rolls

By Ella Piazzi


For the dough:

300g self-raising flour

2 tbsp caster sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

70g butter, melted, plus extra for greasing

2 egg yolks

130ml milk extra for glazing

For the filling

1tbs ground cinnamon

2tbsp light brown sugar

1tbsp caster sugar

40g butter, melted


1. Preheat the oven at 160c. Line a large cake tray with baking paper.

2. For the dough, melt the butter then add the egg yolks & milk, mix all the ingredients together.

3. In a separate bowl combine the flour, sugar & cinnamon then add to the butter mix.

4. Mix the ingredients together until you obtain a soft dough texture, that can be rolled on a floured surface.

5. With a pasta roller or a rolling pin flatten the dough in a rectangular shape, roughly 30x25 cm.

6. To make the filling, melt the butter, add sugar & cinnamon then mix.

7. With a brush, spread the filling mix on top of the dough - make sure the whole surfaced is covered.

8. Roll the dough similar to a swiss roll.

9. Cut your roll in 8 pieces - try to make them even.

10. Brush the top with milk.

11. Bake in the oven for around 30/35 minutes or until golden brown.

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