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Cinnamon Swirls

Holiday season is upon us.If you love baking,this is the best time to make something special for your friends and family.I love to smell cinnamon aroma after baked.The flavor and aroma make the house smell good,right?.This is my first time baking Cinnamon Swirls .Actually,baking Cinnamon Swirl is quite simple and easy but anyway I forget to add in raisin on to my dough when I roll it up..Here is my simple Cinnamon Swirl

Ingredients:


1 1/2 cup bread flour


1/2 tsp salt


2 tbsp butter,cut small pieces,plus extra for greasing


1 tsp active dry yeast


1 egg


1/2 cup milk



For Filling:


4 tbsp butter


2 tsp ground cinnamon


1/4 brown sugar


1/2 cup raisin



For Glazing:


2 tsp butter


1/2 cup sugar


2 tbsp water



Method:



1: Grease baking sheet with little butter.Sift flour and salt into mixing bowl.Stir in yeast.Rub in the butter with your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.Add the egg and milk to form a dough.



2:Form dough into a ball,place in a greased bowl.cover and let stand in a warm place for about 30 minutes or until doubled in size.



3:Punch down the dough lightly for 1 minutes,then roll out to a rectangle measuring 12 x 9 inches.


4:To make the filling ,cream together the softened butter,Cinnamon and brown sugar until light and fluffy.Spread the filling evenly over the dough rectangle,leaving a 1 inch border all around.Sprinkle raisin evenly over the top.



5:Roll up the roll from one of the longest edges and press down to seal.Cut the roll into 12 slices.Place them,cut-side down ,on the baking sheet,cover and let stand for 30 minutes to proof.



6:Preheat oven to 375 F.Bake the buns for 20-30 minutes,or until well risen.



7:Meanwhile use sauce pot to cook sugar ,butter and water for glaze.Brush the cooked glaze on the buns and let it cool slightly before serving.
Note:

You can use ready made maple syrup as glazing instead if you refused to make your own glaze.




















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12 comments:

noobcook said...
November 20, 2008 at 7:22 PM

woah so cute! You swirl it by hand? very nice!

Mochachocolata Rita said...
November 20, 2008 at 11:06 PM

havent tried working with yeast before...i sooo wanna try to make my own bread huhuhuuuu

Anonymous said...
November 21, 2008 at 2:24 AM

Hi, the swirl looks good. Btw can I know 4 tablespoons butter is how many grams, pls. Thanking you in advance.

Cutie said...
November 21, 2008 at 4:47 AM

Wow, your blog has loads of beautiful pictures of food. You cook very well. I love cinammon too but too bad, my other half is alergic to it so I never try baking things with it. I will usually replace it with mixed spices which somehow gives nearly the same kind of taste.

ICook4Fun said...
November 21, 2008 at 8:14 AM

I was thinking of baking this and you put up your recipe :) Carlos always like cinnamon rolls and I prefer to bake it myself as its not as sweet as the store bought ones. I like the way you roll it up. Its so well done.

Joanna said...
November 21, 2008 at 11:25 AM

these look beautiful!! cinnamon rolls are the perfect breakfast on freezing days like this. they just make me feel all warm and happy haha

Little Corner of Mine said...
November 21, 2008 at 12:25 PM

Oops, forgot to add, I have a tag for you at my blog.

Little Corner of Mine said...
November 21, 2008 at 12:25 PM

Nicely done! I don't buy this at the store as it's always very sweet and packed with icing sugar. Homemade one adjust to our preference sure is a nice choice.

daphne said...
November 21, 2008 at 7:28 PM

That looks so pretty with the swirls! I can just imagine how lovely your kitchen smells after a baking session like this.

Kevin said...
November 21, 2008 at 8:23 PM

It would be great to wake up to a breakfast with those!

Beachlover said...
November 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

noobcook:
Thank you:).No really swirl but use my hand to fold and cut the dought.Taaa-dah!! it's look like swirl!

Rita:
try baking now,then you will fell in love with dough once you work with it

anon:
here in US 4 tbsp is 1/2 stick of butter or 4 oz or 60 ml..regarding grm..let's see 1 oz is 30 gram...then u calculate..hope this help:)

icook4fun:
Thank you :))we again ada same 6 sense in cooking and baking!!LOL! sama sama masak and makan!

Cutie:
Thank you:))
You have nice and creative food blog too:).Hope to see you again.

Joanna:
yes,the aroma wake up us right away in the morning,right?.Thanks for dropping by:)

LCOM:
Thank you .Yes,I always bought at the mall when shopping.Anyway,thanks for the tag,hop over right now!

daphne:
thank you:))

kevin:
Thank you:D

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.