Saturday, September 22, 2012

Eggless Cinnamon Rolls


For the dough:
1 Cup Maida
1 Cup Wheat Flour (Instead of this you can chose to use 2 Cups of Maida)
Instant Yeast 6gms
1 Tspn Vanilla Extact
3 Tbspoons Butter

For Spread:
1/2 tspoon butter
3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Tbl spoon Cinnamon powder

For Glazing:
2 Tblspoon Melted Butter
1 Cup of Icing Sugar
1 Tspoon of Vanilla Extract
Milk or Warm Water to make it soup consistency

Stage 1 :

Yeast Preparation:

For Instant Yeast:
You may use it direcly by mixing 2 cups of flour, sugar, salt, Vanilla Extract, 3/4 to 1 cup of milk and Butter and knead to make soft dough.

For Active Dry Yeast: Take 3/4 to 1 Cup luke warm milk (about 100 degrees, Add 1 Tbspoon of Yeast, 1 Tbspoon of Sugar, mix it and leave it for 15 minutes until the mixutre becomes frothy).

Always use Fresh yeast.

2. Dough Preparation:
1.Take 2 cups of flour, 1/3 cup of Sugar, 1 Tspoon of Salt and mix well.
2.To This dry mixture add melted butter and frothed yeast mixture.

3.Make a sticky, stiff dough.

4.Dust the flour on the counter and knead the dough on this until it becomes non-sticky and stiff dough like chapathi dough.

5.Take a large bowl, grease it and keep this dough covered in a sunny spot for an hour and allow it to raise to double its size.

3. Preparing Cinnamon Mixture:
Take a bowl, and mix in 1 Tbl  spoon of Cinnamon powder and 3/4 cup of Brown Sugar. You may chose to add powdered nuts as well.

4.Preparing the Rolls :
The dough size will double after 1 hr, knead it again nicely and spread it with a roller like chapatti and apply butter evenly and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar powder. Then roll in to a tube from the long side. At the end pinch and seal the edges well.Cut into 1 inch thick swirls.

Grease the baking tray and place them next to each other with enough space between each other.

Cover it and and rest it for 1/2 an hour to 45 minutes allowing it to raise 2nd time. See below pictures.


After it raises 2nd time, brush it with butter and bake it for 15-20 minutes until it turns light brown(duration varies on your oven, check closely last few minutes) at 200 degrees temp(350 D F).
6.Preparing Glaze:
Take 2 Tbspoons of melted butter, add 1 cup of icing sugar and mix well. To this mixture add milk or warm water until you get a thick soup consistency.

Once you remove the tray after baking, drizzle this glazing on top of all rolls in the desired shape.

Serve hot with a Cup of Coffee! Enjoy
(Note: I have not glazed my Rolls in this picture)

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