The best cinnamon rolls are made with brioche dough and cream cheese frosting; perfect for any old treat yo’ self day!
flour instant yeast granulated sugar salt egg egg yolk butter milk vanilla extract
unsalted butter light brown sugar cinnamon
cream cheese unsalted butter powdered sugar salt milk vanilla bean paste
Combine 3 1/2 cups of flour, instant yeast, sugar & salt until evenly dispersed. Add egg, egg yolk, butter, milk & vanilla & mix.
Once the dough pulls itself away from the edge let it rest on a floured surface for 10 min. Grease a 9"x13" pan & roll it into a 12”x16” rectangle.
Spread butter onto dough & sprinkle brown sugar on top. Sprinkle cinnamon & starting at the short edge of the dough, roll it into a log.
Slice into 12 large rolls, place them in the pan, cover with plastic wrap, & let them rest in a warm environment for 45 min.
Bake at 350F for about 25 min. Remove from the oven & set aside to cool.
For the icing, cream the cream cheese & butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar & salt & beat until sugar is mixed in.
Add milk & vanilla & mix. Spread the frosting over the warm rolls and serve immediately.
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