Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls

about the recipe

Indulge in the sweet delight of homemade Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls. This recipe uses a bread machine to knead and proof the dough, ensuring a perfect, fluffy texture every time. The result? Soft, gooey, melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon rolls that are just as good as any bakery's. This recipe is suitable for making 12 medium-sized rolls and will take about 3 hours from start to finish. Step-by-step photos included for easy follow-along.


Dough – 1 ½ cup whole milk – 2 large eggs – 1 egg yolk – 4 tablespoons unsalted butter – 2 tablespoons oil – 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 4 cups all-purposed flour – ½ cup granulated sugar – 2 teaspoons bread machine yeast or rapid rise – ¾ teaspoon salt Filling – ½ cup unsalted Butter melted or very well softened – 1 cup brown sugar – 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon Glaze – 4 ounces cream cheese at room temperature – 1 cup powdered sugar – 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 2 - 3 tablespoons whole milk

– Pour the milk into the pan for your bread machine. Add the eggs, egg yolk, butter, oil, vanilla, flour, sugar, yeast, and salt.

– Process on the dough cycle according to the manufacturer’s instructions. – Grease a 13 x 9 baking dish with oil.

– Turn the dough out into a lightly floured surface and roll the dough out into a 13” rectangle. – Brush the dough with the butter.

– Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and sprinkle over the dough. – From the long side, roll the dough into a log and cut in 12 rounds using a serrated knife.

– Arrange the rounds in the greased baking dish. Cover with a damp towel and let proof in a warm space for 35 minutes.

– Preheat the oven to 375° F. Bake the cinnamon rolls for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown.

– While the cinnamon rolls are baking, make the glaze by beating the cream cheese in the bowl of a stand mixer until smooth. Add the powdered sugar, and beat until incorporated. Stir in the vanilla and milk, adding more milk as necessary to achieve the desired consistency

– Let the cinnamon rolls cool for 10 minutes in the pan, and then drizzle the glaze on top. – Serve warm.