Easy Overnight Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Easy Overnight Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Indulge in the art of baking with this tantalizing Easy Overnight Cinnamon Roll recipe. Discover the magic of creating delectable treats with the help of quality Baking Steel equipment.

Get Fluffy Cinnamon Rolls Every Time

Few treats evoke as much comfort and joy as a freshly baked batch of cinnamon rolls. The heavenly aroma of cinnamon and sugar, the soft, pillowy dough, and the sweet icing cascading down the sides create moments of pure bliss. Let's delve into the realm of easy overnight cinnamon rolls and explore a recipe that promises exquisite results.

With tools like the Baking Steel, you can achieve perfectly baked goods, from crispy pizzas to fluffy cinnamon rolls, all in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Recipe for Easy Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Prepare to have your taste buds singing with joy with this delightful treat. By prepping the dough the night before and letting it rest in the refrigerator, you not only streamline the baking process but also enhance the flavors for a more nuanced and irresistible cinnamon roll.

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Easy Overnight Cinnamon Roll Recipe



  • 1 cup warm milk (110°F/45°C)
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided

For the Filling:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg (optional)

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbsp milk, if needed for consistency


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine warm milk, yeast, and 1 tablespoon of the granulated sugar. Let it sit for about 10 minutes until frothy.
  2. Add melted and cooled butter, remaining sugar, salt, eggs, and 2 cups of flour to the yeast mixture. Mix until well combined.
  3. Gradually add the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until a soft dough forms. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for about 5-7 minutes, or until smooth and elastic.
  4. Place the dough in a Baking Steel Dough Container or greased bowl, cover with the Baking Steel Dough Container lid or plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight (8-12 hours).
  5. The next morning, remove the dough from the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  6. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface into a 18x12-inch rectangle.
  7. Spread softened butter over the dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Sprinkle brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg (if using) evenly over the butter.
  8. Roll up the dough tightly, starting from the long side. Pinch the seam to seal.
  9. Cut the roll into 12 equal pieces using a sharp knife or dental floss.
  10. Place the rolls in a greased 9x13-inch baking dish or on a Baking Steel lined with parchment paper. Cover and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
  11. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Bake the cinnamon rolls for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  12. While the rolls are baking, prepare the cream cheese frosting. In a mixing bowl, beat softened butter and cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla extract, mixing until well combined. If the frosting is too thick, add milk 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  13. Remove the cinnamon rolls from the oven and let them cool for 5 minutes before spreading the cream cheese frosting on top. Serve warm and enjoy!

The Role of Baking Steel in Perfecting Your Cinnamon Rolls

While the cinnamon rolls bake to golden perfection, let's appreciate the significance of quality culinary equipment in the process. Baking Steel's superior heat retention and even distribution ensure that your cinnamon rolls are baked to perfection, with a golden-brown crust and a fluffy interior that is simply irresistible.

Adding the Finishing Touch

Once the cinnamon rolls have cooled slightly, top them off with a luscious cream cheese frosting. Combine softened butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy. Drizzle the frosting generously over the warm cinnamon rolls, allowing it to cascade down the sides in a tantalizing swirl of sweetness.

Get ready to be transported to a realm of pure delight with your first bite of these easy overnight cinnamon rolls. The warm, gooey center, fragrant cinnamon swirls, and decadent cream cheese frosting create a symphony of flavors that will leave you craving more.

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The journey of baking is made more enjoyable with the right tools by your side. Baking Steel's commitment to quality and innovation ensures that your culinary creations reach new heights of excellence, whether you're crafting crispy pizzas or indulgent cinnamon rolls.

So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and let the magic of baking unfold with this Easy Overnight Cinnamon Roll recipe that is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen. Don't forget to explore the range of culinary equipment offered by Baking Steel for all your baking needs.

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