These brioche cinnamon rolls are made with brioche dough, rolled with butter, brown sugar and cinnamon, baked in cream and frosted with cream cheese frosting.

warm water active dry yeast granulated sugar egg salted butter bread flour fine sea salt



unsalted butter light brown sugar cinnamon heavy whipping cream



cream cheese unsalted butter powdered sugar salt milk vanilla bean paste



STEP 1: For the brioche dough, mix yeast with half of the sugar and warm water in a stand mixer. Rest for 10 min. Mix in the rest of the sugar, butter and egg.

STEP 2: Add flour and salt and mix. Use a hook attachment to knead the dough for 10 min. Cover and allow to proof for 1 hour.

STEP 3: For the filling, spread butter over the dough and sprinkle the brown sugar over. Press into the butter with your hands. Sprinkle cinnamon over.

STEP 4: Tightly roll the dough into a log. Slice it into 9 or 12 rolls using a greased knife. Place the rolls into a prepared baking pan.

STEP 5: Cover the rolls with plastic wrap and allow to rise in a warm environment for 45 min. Then, pour heavy cream into the gaps of the rolls.

STEP 6: Preheat the oven to 350F and bake for 25 min. Remove from the oven and allow to fool for a few minutes as you make the icing.

STEP 7: For the icing, mix softened cream cheese and butter until smooth with a hand mixer. Add powdered sugar and salt. Slowly beat until mixed.

STEP 8: Turn the mixer up and beat for 2 min. Add milk and vanilla and mix until smooth. Then, spread the frosting over the warm rolls and serve.

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