Cinnamon Roll Wreaths


I know. I know. Two posts with cinnamon? I’m on a roll here.
But you know what? I think that everyone knows that cinnamon > chocolate.*

You guys. This wreath.
It looks so pretty and intricate and intimidating. BUT it’s not {that} hard! Oh and it tastes like something out of a fancy pants bakery but you know, it’s
HOMEMADE! In a perfect word I would love a huge chunk of this for a mid afternoon snack with a cup of coffee.
But, uh, I don’t like coffee :/
But that’s a story for another post.
*Maybe not always. But mostly.


Oh and guess what?
We’ve got our first unit tests next to next week. WHAT.



I swear college only started one month back.

I’m going to need bulk amounts of this stuff. Hit me.

Makes one large wreath or 4 small ones

1 tbsp yeast( active dry would work, I used fresh)
1/2 cup WARM milk
1 tbsp sugar

Whisk the sugar, milk and yeast together and let sit till foamy (5 mins). If the mixture does not foam, discard and start over.

2 cups flour
2 tbsp sugar
1 egg yolk
2 tbsp melted butter
Pinch salt
Pinch baking powder

FILLING: 1/4 cup melted butter (4 tbsp)
1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
1/3 cup brown sugar

Combine the rest of the ingredients in a bowl. Dumb the rest of ingredients on the counter and knead till a elastic dough forms about 10 mins. Place in a greased bowl and cover with cling film. Let the dough rise till about doubled in size, about 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 180 C.
After about an hour, get the dough out and knead for two to three minutes.
Now roll it out into a circle about 1 cm in thickness.


Brush the circle with the melted butter.Use up all of the butter and be sure to get every inch if that circle!
Now sprinkle it with cinnamon and sugar.


Roll it up real tight!


Now make a slit through the centre of the roll.
Now carefully pick up one if the halves and twist it under the other like you would do if you were making a braid.
Twist till you read the end.
Then secure the ends together by pressing the dough together in a circle.

Bake at 180 for 20 minutes or till the top is golden brown.
Brush with more butter and let cool completely before slicing.


My thoughts exactly.


4 thoughts on “Cinnamon Roll Wreaths

  1. Wow this looks and sounds amazing!

  2. I love cinnamon! These look great!

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