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Easy Cinnamon Scrolls

My mums go to recipe when people are popping over for morning tea is a batch of scones. She has a knack for making them perfectly fluffy and round, but not too round – just perfect.  She learnt from the best (my Grandma and Great Grandma) and I from her so you’d think mine would be just as good.

Wrong!

I don’t know what I do but every time I make them they are with either too hard, don’t rise well or they are just crumbly and bleh.

So that’s it I’m hanging up my Scone Hat and never making a batch again! I’ll just enjoy them all the more when I pop over to Mum’s for morning tea.  I’m now concentrating my energy on something I can get right – cinnamon scrolls!

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Easy Cinnamon Scrolls

What you need

Dough:

  • 300g self Raising flour
  • 90g butter
  • 150g milk

Filling:

  • 60g butter
  • 40g brown sugar
  • 1tsp cinnamon

Icing:

  • 150g icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbs boiling water

What to do.

Dough:

  • Combine the flour and butter (like bread crumbs)
  • Add milk and knead the dough until combined
  • Roll dough on a floured surface to approx 20cm – 40cm

Filling:

  • Mix all filling ingredients together
  • spread evenly over the dough

Bake:

  • Roll up the dough from the long side and cut into 3cm pieces.
  • Place scrolls cut side up on baking tray and bake for approximately 15 mins in a moderate oven.

Icing:

  • mix icing sugar and water together and drizzle over warm scrolls
  • Enjoy!

This recipe is super easy even for a scone killer like myself.  I use the Thermomix when I make mine, but any stand mixer will do.

What’s your favourite morning tea recipe? Let me know how your scroll attempts go.

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