14 things to bake with the kids - Cinnamon rolls

If you're struggling to find yeast on the shelves, here's a quick and delicious recipe of yeast-less Cinnamon Rolls complete with scrummy frosting - yum!! Using this adapted Sugar Spun Run recipe, these cinnamon buns taste great in the mornings and will keep your little ones snacking throughout the day too! You will also enjoy with a hot cup of tea once you FINALLY get some me time!

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No yeast Cinnamon rolls

You will need


240g plain flour + 200g extra when kneading the dough

3 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

5 tbsp butter

178ml milk


133g brown sugar

2 tbsp butter

2 tsp cinnamon


50g cream cheese

100g butter

300g icing sugar

1tsp vanilla extract

1tbsp of milk

1. Preheat the oven to 180C

2. Weigh the flour and add the sugar, baking powder and salt and mix together.

3. Using your fingertips, add the butter and work into the flour so it resembles breadcrumbs

4. Add the milk and mix together using a spatula into dough. Add more flour if the mixture is sticky

5. Flour your work surface and knead the dough - you can still add more flour if needed!

6. When the dough no longer sticks to your table it is ready to be rolled into a long rectangle

7. Use a knife to butter the dough covering the surface. Then sprinkle on the brown sugar and cinnamon. Now starting from one end begin to roll

8. Cut the rolled dough to a thickness of 1 inch - or 2.5cm. Then place the rolls face down onto a butter cake pan

9. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes

10. Whilst baking it's time to make the frosting. Bix together the butter and cream cheese. Then add the icing sugar, vanilla extract and milk

11. Once the rolls are baked, let them cool for about 5 minutes then smother on the frosting

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