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Prepare time: 75 min
Bake time: 30 rolls

 Fluffy, moist and aromatic cinnamon rolls with orange syrup! Another delicious fasting recipe with olive oil and orange flavor. Enjoy!!!

 

Ingredients

    • 500 g all-purpose flour

25 g fresh yeast

180 g orange juice

100 g warm water

80 g olive oil

zest of an orange

1 tsp sugar

½ tsp salt

250 g brown sugar

2 tsp cinnamon

350 g orange juice (for the syrup)

80 g sugar (for the syrup)

1 cinnamon stick (for the syrup)

Instructions

1
Mix yeast with 1 tsp sugar and water. Stir until the yeast is completely dissolved

2
In the bowl of your mixer, blend the orange juice, the olive oil, the zest, and the yeast mixture for 10 seconds.

3
Start adding flour and mix at medium speed. Scrape the sides of your bowl before each addition.

4
Mix in the salt and the rest of the flour. Knead at medium speed until you have a soft dough. Take the dough out of the bowl and work it by hand for 5 min to smooth it.

5
Put it in a lightly oiled bowl and cut a cross. Cover with plastic wrap and place it in a warm spot. Let it rise for 45 min.

6
Take the dough out of the bowl. Press gently to deflate it. Sprinkle your bench with flour. Roll out the dough into a rectangle 47 x 40 cm / 18.5” x 15.7”

7
Mix cinnamon powder and brown sugar. Brush the rolled out dough with melted margarine (or butter)

8
Sprinkle evenly with the sugar-cinnamon mixture and press gently. Roll up the dough forming a log.

9
Cut the log into 12 slices. Brush a baking pan with melted margarine (or butter) (pan’s diameter: 30 cm / 11.8”)

10
Transfer the rolls to the baking pan. Cover with food membrane and let them rise for 30 min.

11
Put the orange juice, the sugar and the cinnamon stick in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved.

12
Let it come to a boil and remove the foam. Turn off the heat. Remove the cinnamon stick and let the syrup cool down.

13
Brush the rolls lightly with honey- water mixture (1 tsp honey – 2 tsp water)

14
Bake in a preheated oven, at 190⁰C / 375⁰F for 30 min.

15
Pour the cooled syrup slowly over the hot cinnamon rolls. Brush their tops with syrup while they are still hot.

156
Give the rolls a couple of hours and enjoy!!!

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