Easiest Way to Make Tasty Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

Frosted Cinnamon Rolls. Spread with butter; sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting from a long side; pinch seam to seal. Cover; let rise in a warm place until doubled.

Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Cover and let rise until almost. Beat together the cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer in a large bowl until creamy. You can have Frosted Cinnamon Rolls using 16 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

  1. Prepare 4 1/2-5 cups of all-purpose flour.
  2. It's 1/3 cup of sugar.
  3. It's 2 1/2 tsp. of yeast.
  4. Prepare 1 teaspoon of salt.
  5. Prepare 1 1/2 cups of water.
  6. You need 6 tablespoons of butter.
  7. It's 1 of egg.
  8. Prepare of Filling:.
  9. You need 1/3 cup of sugar.
  10. You need 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon (Try to use real cinnamon).
  11. Prepare 3 tablespoons of butter, very soft.
  12. It's of Frosting:.
  13. You need 2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar.
  14. Prepare 2 tablespoons of butter, softened.
  15. You need 2-3 tablespoons of milk.
  16. You need 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract.

Mix in the vanilla and milk, then gradually mix in the confectioners' sugar and salt until smooth and fluffy. Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal. Arrange with cut sides down in the pan. Adding the cream cheese frosting to the warm cinnamon rolls is one of the factors that makes this cinnamon roll recipe SO GREAT.

Frosted Cinnamon Rolls step by step

  1. Combine 2 cups flour, sugar, dry yeast and salt in a large mixer bowl and stir until blended. Place water and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH in 15 second increments until very warm but not hot to the touch (120° to 130°F. Butter won’t melt completely). Add to flour mixture with egg. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally..
  2. Add 1 cup flour; beat 2 minutes at high speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in just enough remaining flour so that the dough will form into a ball. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic and dough springs back when lightly pressed with 2 fingers, about 6 to 8 minutes. Cover with a towel; let rest for 10 minutes. For filling, combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Set aside..
  3. Roll dough into a 15 x 10-inch rectangle using a rolling pin. Spread 3 tablespoons butter over dough stopping at least ½ inch from the edges on the long sides. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Beginning at long end of the rectangle, roll up tightly. Pinch seams to seal. Cut into 12 equal pieces. TIP: Use unflavored dental floss instead of a knife to cut rolls. To do, cut a piece of floss about 12 inches long..
  4. Slide floss under the roll; bring the ends up and cross over to cut each slice. Place cut sides down, in greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Cover with towel; let rise in warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour. Bake in preheated 350ºF oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until rolls are golden brown. Cool on wire rack for at least 20 minutes..
  5. Combine all frosting ingredients (start with 2 tablespoons milk and add more if needed) in a large bowl and beat until creamy. Spread over rolls. Great in the morning with a cup of coffee..

Frosting the cinnamon rolls when they are warm causes the icing to melt into the cracks of the rolls, making every bite full of gooey, frosted deliciousness. To make the frosting: Combine the frosting ingredients, using enough milk to make a soft, spreadable frosting. Spread the frosting on the rolls. Serve immediately; or cover loosely, and serve later. It turns homemade or store bought cinnamon rolls into the ultimate breakfast treat!