These homemade cinnabon's are an all American classic. Perfect for afternoon tea or brunch they definitely fall into the naughty but nice category.

Indulge in the sweet delight of homemade Cinnabon with our delicious recipe.  Enjoy warm, gooey cinnamon rolls straight from your oven.


Fruit Currants, raisins, sultanas, one orange (juice only) and candied mixed peel. Spices Ground cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice, clove and salt. For the dough Yeast, Bakers flour, brown sugar, 1 egg, butter, zest of one orange and oil.

Sweet cinnamon butter spread Softened butter with ground cinnamon and brown sugar. It's that simple but delicious.

Cinnabon frosting Butter and cream cheese before at room temperature, with icing sugar, vanilla essence and milk.


Step 1: The make the dough

Soak dried fruit in orange juice. Heat milk, add yeast, and let sit. Mix flour, spices, peel, salt, wet fruit, sugar, egg, milk-yeast mixture, oil, and zest. Grate in butter. Knead dough for 5 minutes (or use a mixer on low speed)

Step 2: Make the spread

Roll out dough, spread with cinnamon butter, roll up, and cut into 9 pieces. Place on a greased baking tray and let rise in a warm place for 40 minutes.

Step 3: Bake

Bake doubled dough for 25-30 minutes until golden brown, then let cool on a rack.


Whisk together softened butter, cream cheese, icing sugar, vanilla, and milk until smooth; frost cooled cinnabon rolls and enjoy!

Once cool, store in an airtight container. Freeze baked and cooled cinnabon rolls without frosting in a single layer in a sealed container. Thaw overnight and frost before serving.

The key is to be patient, proving can take a while but if you have a warm place in your house use this to your advantage.

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