Cinnamon Roll Wreaths

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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.

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

IS

HAPPENING?

I swear college only started one month back.

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

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CINNAMON ROLL WREATH
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.

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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.

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Roll it up real tight!

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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.

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

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My thoughts exactly.

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4 thoughts on “Cinnamon Roll Wreaths

  1. Wow this looks and sounds amazing!

  2. I love cinnamon! These look great!

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