the best Cinnamon chocolate rolls

cinnamon chocolate rolls

I love autumn ,nature is covered with these beautiful orange and earthy colors …and if i close my eyes i always remember the amazing scent of roasted chestnuts that my grandmother prepared in the oven ….rains a lot and all you need to relax is a good cup of tea or coffee ,a book/nice film and if you want your home filled with an amazing fragrance of warm and delicious cinnamon try my Cinnamon Chocolate rolls recipe … soft and delicious …. your relaxing moment will be complete, sounds like a publicity but don’t worry it’s all free ,i don’t sell you anything 😀 Enjoy the recipe and let me know if you liked it…

  • Yield: 8-10 cinnamon rolls


  •  600 gr flour
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 120 gr butter (melted ) or 100 ml sunflower oil
  • 250 ml milk
  • 100 gr granulated sugar
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 25 gr fresh yeast
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 10 gr salt
  • vanilla flavour (optional)
  • Decoration: 
  • 40 gr butter ,
  • 30 gr cinnamon powder
  • 50 gr granulated sugar, hazelnuts /chocolate chunks


  1. In a bowl mix 600 gr flour (i used a type 1 flour , a less refined flour but it can be used a 00 wheat flour) with 25 gr fresh yeast and  100 gr granulated sugar.
  2. Pour over 250 ml warm milk( warm not hot because if you pour it hot it will deactivate your yeast 🙂
  3. Then incorporate 1 egg and a egg yolk ,1 tbs honey , 120 gr melted butter into the dough.
  4. At last , one lemon peel, vanilla flavor and 10 gr salt.
  5. Knead the dough for 5-10 min at least if it is a little bit sticky help yourself by adding some oil into your hands or just simple water..
  6. When you have achieved a smooth and elastic dough cover it with a napkin and let it rise in a warm place for about 1-2 hours until it is doubled in size.
  7. Once it has risen place the dough on a pastry board .
  8. Roll out the dough.
  9. Spread on 40 gr butter melted ,50 gr sugar ,30 gr cinnamon and hazelnuts.
  10. Roll up the dough and cut it in 8-12 pieces 
  11. Place your cinnamon rolls in a baking pan with baking paper.
  12. Insert some chocolate chunks in the middle of each cinnamon roll for more yumminess 🙂
  13. Cover the rolls with a napkin and let them rise one more time for 30 min (until they have doubled in size)
  14. In the meantime ,preheat your oven at 180°C and when they have risen bake them for 35 -40 min (until they are well golden on top)
  15. Remove from the oven ,let them cool down a little bit and enjoy them with a cup of tea or a glass of milk.
  16. You can conserve them for 2-3 days .
  17. Egg substitution : 125 gr yogurt.

Baking time:
preheated oven to 180°C - 35-40 min

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