Easy Cinnamon Rolls -Dairyfree

Breakfast is by far the most difficult meal to eat out if you’re dairyfree. Sitting at a table with others while they’re enjoying pancakes, waffles and mouth watering breakfast pastries can put a dairyfree person in a very grumpy mood! Especially when the only dairyfree items on the menu are scrambled eggs and dry toast. Blah! That’s why we try to find delicious dairyfree breakfast treats to make at home. We’ve mastered the Dairyfree Pancake and dabbled in dairyfree options for French Toast so today we decided to try a new challenge and make cinnamon rolls from scratch. A lot of cinnamon roll recipes require hours and even days to make, but no one has time for that! Our recipe is so easy even a 2 year Chef can make them. So the next time you want delicious cinnamon rolls, throw away the can version filled with all of those extra ingredients and chemicals and give these a try.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 packet Quick Rise Yeast
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk (*So Delicious)
  • 3/4 cup Dairyfree Butter (*Earth Balance Olive Oil)
  • 2 tablespoon Cinnamon

Icing:

  • 1/2 Cup Dairyfree Butter (*Earth Balance Olive Oil)
  • 2-3 cups Powdered Sugar

Directions:

Heat coconut milk and 1/2 cup butter in microwave for 1 minute. Remove bowl and let sit until it reaches 110 degrees.img_6683-copy-copy-copyStir in yeast and let sit for 10 minutes.

Add sugar.

Stir in flour slowly. Kneed dough until all four is mixed in.img_6687-copy-copyWrap bowl with plastic wrap and set aside for about an hour to rise. (Dough will double in size)Place dough on lightly floured surface (We used a silicon baking sheet to cut down on mess)Roll dough out.In a separate bowl melt remaining butter and add cinnamon.

Brush on cinnamon mixture.Roll up dough.Cut dough in one inch chunks and place in greased pan.Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.While your cinnamon rolls bake, make the icing. 

Combine butter and powdered sugar and mix on high until creamy. (For thicker icing add more powdered sugar)Let cool and spread icing over top. Enjoy! (Bet you can’t eat just one!)

 

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