Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Cinnamon Roll Muffins


The best way to start your day! These soft and delicious Cinnamon Roll Muffins are individual versions of the classic tear-and-share cinnamon roll, which make these muffins the perfect breakfast treat for any day of the week. Simple delicious!


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons instant yeast
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted


  • ½ cup salted butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2½ Tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, combine flour, sugar, yeast, and salt.
  2. Heat milk and butter over low heat until butter melts.Cool to 120℉-130℉.
  3. Pour over flour mixture.Turn mixer on low speed.
  4. Add egg.Mix on low for 1-2 minutes.Increase speed gradually to medium high,Knead until dough is smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes.
  5. Place in a covered container that has been sprayed with cooking spray. (Alternately, place in a bowl that has been sprayed with cooking spray and place in proofing box with water tray set to 78℉.)
  6. Allow to rise at warm room temperature until doubled in bulk, about 1-1½ hours.
  7. Filling: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.Beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy, 1-2 minutes.
  8. Assembly: Spray muffin tins with baking spray. Set aside.
  9. Roll dough into an 10 inch x 18 inch rectangle on a lightly floured surface.
  10. Spread filling over top of dough, going all the way to the edges.
  11. Starting with the long side of the dough, roll up jelly-roll style.
  12. Cut roll into 1 inch slices.
  13. Place in prepared muffin tins.
  14. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise at room temperature until nearly doubled, about 1 hour.
  15. While dough is rising, heat oven to 350℉.
  16. Bake for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown.sprinkle them immediately with plenty of sugar.Enjoy!