Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

1 Review
From: EatingWell.com, February 2017

These rolls are wonderfully fluffy and packed with cinnamon flavor—you'd never know they're gluten-free. Plus, with only one rise time, this recipe is quicker to make than other yeasted doughs.

Ingredients 12 servings

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  • Dough
  • 2½ cups all-purpose gluten-free flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 package instant yeast (2¼ teaspoons)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup low-fat milk, warmed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Filling
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • Icing
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat milk

Preparation

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  1. To prepare dough: Combine flour, yeast and salt in a stand mixer with a paddle attachment. Add softened butter and mix on low speed until crumbly.
  2. Whisk milk, egg, sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl. Add to the mixer and mix on low speed until combined.
  3. To prepare filling & assemble rolls: Combine brown sugar, melted butter and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  4. Coat a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. Lightly flour a large piece of parchment paper. Turn the dough out onto the paper and lightly dust with flour. Pat into a 12-by-10-inch rectangle. Spread the filling over the dough. Starting from a shorter side, roll the dough up, jelly-roll style, into a 12-inch-long log. Slice crosswise into 12 (1-inch) rolls and arrange in the prepared pan. Loosely cover with plastic wrap. Let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Uncover the rolls. Bake until golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. To prepare icing: Stir confectioners' sugar and milk in a small bowl until smooth. Drizzle the icing over the warm rolls.
  • Equipment: 9-inch round cake pan, parchment paper

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 roll
  • Per serving: 229 calories; 9 g fat(5 g sat); 3 g fiber; 35 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 17 mcg folate; 37 mg cholesterol; 16 g sugars; 15 g added sugars; 303 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 63 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 116 mg sodium; 62 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ fat, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 starch

Reviews 1

March 01, 2017
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By: Penelope Wall
I'm don't normally bake gluten-free, but these cinnamon rolls are superb. Not too bready, chewy, but not too chewy. Yum.