Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Soft & Fluffy Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

A delicious treat for the whole family!

 

 

Can easily be made gluten-free!

 

Ingredients:

For the Dough:
  1. 3/4 cup warm coconut milk
  2. 2 1/4 teaspoons active yeast
  3. 1/4 cup sugar
  4. 1 flax egg (1tablespoon ground flax + 3tablespoons water)
  5. 1/4 cup olive oil
  6. 3 cups flour*
  7. 3/4 teaspoon salt

*For GF, use all-purpose gluten free flour.

For the filling:
  1. 2/3 cup sugar
  2. 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon
  3. 1/4 cup olive oil
For the Frosting: (optional)
  1. 4oz vegan cream cheese, softened
  2. 3 tablespoons olive oil
  3. 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

 

 

Directions

The dough
  1. Mix your flax egg, set aside.
  2. Warm the milk. In the bowl of warm milk, sprinkle the yeast on top to activate.
  3. Add in sugar, flax egg, and oil. Mix until well combined.
  4. Stir in flour and salt, until dough begins to form. Then use your hands and knead the dough for 8-10 minutes on a well-floured surface.
  5. Transfer dough ball to a lightly-oiled bowl, cover with a wrap and a warm towel. Allow to rise for 1- 1.5 hours, or until doubled in size.
The Dough

 

continued
  1. After the dough has doubled in size, transfer to a well-floured surface and roll out into a 14×9 inch rectangle.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together sugar, cinnamon, and oil for filling. Gently rub the mixture evenly across the dough. Place raisins onto dough if desired.
  3. Tightly roll up, starting from the 9-inch side. Seal the edges of the dough the best you can, dipping fingers in water helps to seal.
  4. Cut into 1-inch sections with serrated knife.
  5. Place cinnamon rolls into a pan, and cover with plastic wrap and a warm towel, and let rise again for 30 minutes.
  6. After the final rise, bake cinnamon rolls for 20-25 minutes at 250’F. Until slightly golden on edges yet soft in the middle.
  7. Allow to cool before frosting.
Final rise

 

To MAke The Frosting (optional)
  1. In a bowl, mix together vegan cream cheese, powdered sugar, oil, and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth and fluffy (5-6 minutes).
  2. Spread over cinnamon rolls when cool and enjoy!

 

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