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Cinnamon rolls

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Cinnamon rolls


  • In a mixer’s bowl add the milk, the yeast, the sugar, and whisk well.
  • Add the butter, the flour, salt, the eggs, the lemon zest, and beat with the hook attachment at high speed, for 8-10 minutes.
  • Transfer the dough to a floured bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let it double in volume for about 1 hour. Attention, the dough will be quite sticky.
  • Transfer the dough to a floured surface and roll it out into a 40x60 cm sheet, using a rolling pin.

For the filling

  • In a bowl add the sugar, the cinnamon, the butter, and mix well until there is a paste.
  • Spread it over the whole surface of the dough and then roll it up lengthways.
  • Cut the roll into 16 pieces and transfer them to a buttered 30 cm baking pan, with the cut side facing down. Press softly with your hands to shape them evenly.
  • Cover with a tea towel and allow about 30 minutes for them to double in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Let them cool.

For the glaze

  • Put the icing sugar into a bowl and add a few drops of lemon juice. Mix and keep adding lemon juice until there is a thick glaze.
  • Spread it over the cinnamon rolls and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
19 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
16 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
35 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
22 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
29 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
15 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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