This recipe is for a delicious cinnamon roll that you make in the bread machine, roll out and can let sit over night if you’d like, to bake in just 20 minutes in the morning. Instead of the tired powdered sugar glaze, I dress mine in jam. Read on for the perfect bread machine cinnamon roll recipe.
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Guys, bread machines are AMAZING. I need to confess first of all, that I didn’t buy mine. My Gram gave me hers. However, if mine died (it’s probably 20 years old and going strong) I’d buy one of these. The price is reasonable, the features include the delayed start and different crust options (we like a light crust in our house, but some may like a darker crust) and it can make up to a 2 lb loaf which feeds a family. It also doesn’t take up a ton of countertop space, which is really handy.
They are amazing because you put the ingredients in and turn it on and leave. Truthfully, that’s the appeal of the Instant Pot, right? Same idea with bread machines, folks.
You don’t have to knead it, or remember to come back and knead again (I mean, those activities are nice if you can remember to do them).
They get exactly the right temperature of “warm” to kick the yeast into “go” and do its magical thing.
Mine has a “delay” function which means I can put the ingredients in, making a little volcano island of flour, a sea of water around, and in the volcano’s top, the few teaspoons of yeast, far away from the activating waters below so the bread is warm and fresh from the oven when supper is ready.
In addition to regular, delicious classic bread, this cinnamon roll recipe is a great use of the bread machine.
Cinnamon Roll Bread Machine Recipe
You may want to prepare this the evening before you’d like to enjoy them. Then, they will rise the final time overnight, and you can bake them in 20 minutes in the morning.
You will need
8 ounces warm water- not hot, 70-80 degrees F, and never hotter than 100 degrees.
1 ½ teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons real butter, softened
3 cups flour
2 tablespoons milk
While the dough is being prepared in the machine,
4 tablespoons real butter
¼ cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
Let this mixture sit at room temperature so it is soft and ready to be spread when the dough is done.
Once the cycle is complete, roll dough on a floured board into a shape that’s close to 15 x 9 inches (though mine is more of an oval than anything).
Spread butter and cinnamon mixture across dough evenly, all the way to the edges.
Roll tightly, into a long log. Slice into about 9 sections, about 2 inches in width. Place into a greased baking dish. They will fit snuggly.
Let rise in a warm place, about 45 minutes or as long as overnight, with a towel covering them.
Spread ½ cup of jam (here’s a great recipe) over the tops.
Bake 20 minutes in a 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.
Easy and delicious! I want to hear if you make these, Wildflowers. Let me know in the comments if you try the recipe and what jam you spread on top!