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Vegan Cinnamon Rolls (Quick & Easy Recipe)

Want to make delicious, soft, and fluffy cinnamon rolls but on a time crunch? Here's the ULTIMATE vegan cinnamon rolls recipe that's quick, easy, healthier, and that your entire family will love!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 Cinnamon Rolls
Calories 191kcal

Ingredients

Dough

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp raw sugar
  • 2 Tbsp vegan butter melted
  • pinch of salt

Filling

  • 1/3 cup vegan butter melted
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon to taste

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp almond milk

Instructions

Dough

  • Preheat oven to 150 degrees F, then immediately turn off.
  • Heat 1/4 cup of almond milk for about 10-15 seconds, mix in the yeast, and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in 1 tsp of the sugar and let rest another 3-5 minutes.
  • Mix the flours and salt together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Slowly fold the yeast mixture into the flour.
  • Add the remaining almond milk, sugar, and melted butter, then mix.
  • Hand knead the dough for about 10 minutes (or less in a mixer), or until the elasticity is stretchy.
  • Roll the dough into a ball, place in a mixing bowl, and cover.
  • Place the dough in the warm (but not hot) oven and let rise for about 30 minutes.

Filling

  • Soften or melt the vegan butter and mix with the sugar and cinnamon.

Making The Cinnamon Rolls

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Roll the dough into a flat rectangle shape on a floured surface.
  • Spoon the filling evenly onto the dough.
  • Roll the dough tightly into a log.
  • Using a knife or unflavored floss, slice the dough evenly into 12 cinnamon rolls.
  • Place the cinnamon rolls in an 9x9 baking pan or 9x13 casserole dish.
  • Spread the remaining filling over the tops of the cinnamon rolls.
  • Place in the warm oven and let rise for another 20 minutes.
  • Bake the cinnamon rolls for about 20 minutes.

Glaze

  • Mix the powdered sugar and the almond milk together until smooth.
  • Pour the glaze over the cooled cinnamon rolls, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cinnamon Roll | Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g