Thursday, May 22, 2008

Best Cinnamon Rolls Ever!

The origin of this recipe is somewhat of a mystery. I got it on the Vegan Freak forums from "meatless". She got it from someone name "oneness", a vegan on the internet. In any case, you must make these this weekend. Make sure you use instant rapid-rise yeast. Leftovers can be kept in the fridge and heated in the microwave for 30 seconds. I added some chopped toasted pecans to the filling.

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Soft gooey cinnamon buns
3/4 C unsweetend soy milk
1/4 C margarine, softened
3 1/4 C all-purpose flour
1 (.25 ounce) package instant yeast
1/4 C white sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 C plus 2 TBS water

1 C brown sugar, packed
1 TBS ground cinnamon
1/2 C margarine, softened

2 tsp corn syrup
2 tsp maple syrup
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 C icing sugar
4 TBS unsweetened soy milk

Heat the soy milk in a small saucepan until it bubbles, then remove
from heat. Mix in margarine; stir until melted. Let cool until

In a large mixing bowl combine 2 1/4 cup flour, yeast, sugar and salt;
mix well. Add water and the soy milk/margarine mixture; beat well. Add
the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring well after each
addition. When the dough has just pulled together, turn it out onto a
lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, about 5 minutes

Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let rest for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, cinnamon,
softened margarine.

Roll out dough into a 12x9 inch rectangle. Spread dough with
margarine/sugar mixture (if you want you can add in some raisins or

Cut into 12 equal size rolls and place cut side up in 2 lightly
greased rounds pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30
minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until browned. Combine
all the ingredients for the glaze in a small bowl and mix until
smooth. Let rolls cool a few minutes then drizzle with glaze.


  1. So glad I saw the post in AAFL - these look incredible! Thanks for posting the recipe.

  2. For MOFO this month, I thought it might be fun to look back through my old entries and pick out my favorites; recipes we really loved or recipes we keep coming back to week after week. I sadly don't have pics for all of them. I guess I'll have to make i