• 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 1 tbsp dry active yeast
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3 table spoons butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • a pinch of salt
  • 3 + 1/4 cups all purpose flour


  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar + 5 tablespoons cinnamon powder


  • Combine milk, yeast, butter, egg, salt and sugar in a bowl. 
  • Add flour and knead until the dough begins to come together. 
  • Transfer to an oiled bow. Cover with a damp towel and let it rest for 1 hour in a warm place. The dough will double in volume.
  • Once the dough has doubled, roll it out in a rectangle of 1/4th inch thickness on a lightly floured surface
  • Brush the dough with the melted butter.
  • Spread an even layer of brown sugar and cinnamon on it. 
  • Roll the dough into a cylinder. Cut 3/4-1 inch rolls from the dough.
  • Place the rolls in the baking dish. Let them rest in the baking dish for 45 minutes. 
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C. Bake the rolls for 15-20 minutes until they're golden brown. Eat warm.