Who doesn't like a cinnamon roll? These sweet rolls are commonly served in Northern Europe and North America but are also very popular here in the UK. Go on, treat you and your family with these delicious home-made cinnamon rolls.


For the buns:

300 g self-raising flour
2 tbsp caster sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
100 g butter, melted, plus extra for greasing
2 egg yolks
200 ml milk, plus extra for glazing

For the filling:

1 tsp ground cinnamon
55 g light brown soft sugar
2 tbsp caster sugar
1 tbsp butter, melted


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas mark 4.
  2. Grease a 20 cm loose-bottomed cake tin and line the bottom with baking parchment.
  3. Mix the flour, caster sugar and cinnamon together with a pinch of salt in a bowl.
  4. Whisk the butter, egg yolks and milk together, before combining the dry ingredients to make a soft dough.
  5. On a floured surface, roll out the dough into a rectangle about 30 x 25 cm.
  6. Mix the filling ingredients together and spread evenly over the dough, before rolling it up lengthways.
  7. Cut the dough into 8 even-sized slices and pack into the prepared tin.
  8. Brush gently with extra milk and bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before removing from the tin.

Makes 8 buns.