Vegan cinnamon rolls, easy and perfect recipe

These are the best vegan cinnamon rolls you’ll ever have. They are plant-based, homemade, and very easy to make.

These vegan cinnamon rolls are made with fluffy, homemade dough filled with a rich cinnamon-sugar filling. They’re perfect for breakfast or brunch and can be made and frozen for later.

vegan cinnamon rolls in a pan

About this perfect vegan cinnamon rolls recipe

These cinnamon rolls are easy to make, and they’re sure to please everyone, whether they’re vegan or not. The dough is made with simple ingredients and comes together quickly in a stand mixer.

After the cinnamon rolls are baked, they’re brushed with a simple glaze made with powdered sugar (affiliate link) and almond milk. And that’s it! These cinnamon rolls are best served warm, straight from the oven. Enjoy!

Sprinkling cinnamon and sugar  to a rolled dough for vegan cinnamon rolls

ingredients for vegan cinnamon roll recipe

  • Almond milk or any other plant-based milk
  • Vegetable oil, I use avocado oil
  • Instant yeast. This yeast is also known as quick-rise or fast-acting yeast. It is a dried yeast sold in small packets or jars and is available in most supermarkets.
  • Sugar, I use cane sugar.
  • All-purpose flour (affiliate link), I like to use unbleached and un-enriched
  • Sea salt, baking powder, baking soda

FOR THE FILLING

  • Vegan butter, coconut, or vegetable oil. I like Miyokos or Earth Balance vegan butter.
  • Brown sugar, cane sugar
  • Cinnamon, ground cinnamon

ICING

How to make easy vegan cinnamon rolls

  1. Mix the yeast to activate it.
  2. Make the dough in a standing mixer. Let it double in size.
  3. Roll out the dough to form a half an inch rectangle. Cover with the melted butter, sugar, cinnamon mix. Roll.
  4. Cut it into pieces. Let them rise a second time, 20 to 30 minutes, and bake.
  5. Make the glaze and bath them when they come out of the oven.

Why do I make cinnamon rolls at home?

When you make cinnamon rolls at home, you can control everything. You can make cinnamon rolls just as you like them. I’m obsessed with cinnamon, so my filling has a lot. You can also control the ingredients’ quality and the glace’s sweetness.

rolling a batch of dough for vegan cinnamon rolls

tips to make the best vegan cinnamon rolls

  • If it is the first time that you work with yeast, do not be discouraged if they do not come out.
  • Make sure your ingredients are measured exactly, and be precise with the times it takes for the dough to rise.
  • Cut the vegan rolls into equal pieces, measuring the same width when you cut them. This makes every roll rise more or less the same, so they have even cooking times.
  • Choose a large baking dish (affiliate link); a rectangular pyrex pan is perfect; they have room to grow without overflowing.
Adding glaze to vegan cinnamon rolls

frequently asked questions

  1. Can you freeze homemade cinnamon rolls? Yes, I like to freeze them before baking, that way I can have freshly baked ones at any time. You can also freeze them baked, thaw them in the refrigerator, and heat them in the oven for 20-30 minutes at 350ºF. You could also thaw them over the counter, covered with a kitchen towel.
  2. Are these cinnamon buns egg free? This cinnamon recipe is completely vegan, with no egg, dairy, or animal products involved. Best way to cut cinnamon rolls.
  3. What is the best way to cut the rolls? I find it easier to cut them with a serrated or sharp knife, but I know some people use dental floss.

Here are other vegan breakfast recipes that are the best to eat before or with these cinnamon rolls:

So, here is the recipe for these vegan cinnamon rolls; I hope you like them as much as we do. If you do, please share the recipe and the blog on Instagram, Fb or save it for later on Pinterest.

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Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Alejandra Graf
This recipe for vegan cinnamon rolls is straightforward to make, it takes time but will come out perfect.
5 de 1 voto
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Rise time 1 hr
Course Baked goods
Cuisine American
Servings 12 rolls
Calories 342 kcal

Equipment

  • Standing mixer
  • 9x 13 inch Baking pan or casserole dish

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups almond milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil and I use avocado oil
  • 2 packages of instant yeast
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 ½ cups wheat flour that is not bleached or enriched
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

For the filling

  • ¼ cup vegan butter or coconut or vegetable oil
  • ¼ brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of cinnamon powder

Icing

  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of almond milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla

Instructions
 

  • In a pot, heat the milk and oil, leaving them at room temperature, 90º F or so.
  • Put this mixture in a large bowl and sprinkle the yeast and sugar on top. Leave for 5 minutes or until you see the yeast activate.
  • Add the flour, salt and beat in the mixer with the dough hook for a minute and a half or so. Mix until the dough forms a ball around the blender hook and pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  • Cover the dough with a damp cloth or plastic wrap and leave for an hour or until it is twice the size.
  • Roll out the dough until it is about half an inch. Spread the melted vegan oil or butter all along the dough.
  • In a separate bowl mix the brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle it on top of the rolled dough.
  • Roll the dough until you have a log left. Cut it into pieces of roughly equal thickness. And put them well apart on a baking pan or casserole.
  • Let them rise a second time, 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Bake for 20 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, make the glace, mix the mixture very well. Bathe them when they come out of the oven.

Notes

  • If it is the first time that you work with yeast, do not be discouraged if they do not come out.
  • Make sure your ingredients are measured exactly, and be precise with the times it takes for the dough to rise.
  • Cut the vegan rolls into equal pieces, measuring the same width when you cut them. This makes every roll rise more or less the same, so they have even cooking times.
  • Choose a large baking dish; a rectangular 9 x13 inch Pyrex pan is perfect; they have room to grow without overflowing.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pieceCalories: 342kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 5gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.1gSodium: 136mgPotassium: 62mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 186IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 2mg
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All about cinnamon

1. When buying, make sure to get Ceylon cinnamon, also called true cinnamon. This is the best quality and has the most health benefits.

2. One its benefits  is help to regulate blood sugar levels, so it’s great for people with diabetes or those who are trying to lose weight.

3. It is a great source of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. It can also help boost brain function and memory.

4. It can be used in sweet or savory dishes. It’s a great addition to oatmeal, yogurt, smoothies, and baked goods.

5. Cinnamon sticks can be used to make DIY cinnamon sugar or used as a stirrer for hot drinks like coffee and tea.

6. To get the most flavor from it, grind it fresh using a spice grinder or mortar and pestle.

7. Store in a cool, dark place in an airtight container. It will keep for several months.

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