An American classic that is sure to become a regular in your household. From start to finish, it should take a little over an hour (unless you’ve frozen some!).
For an extra treat, brush on 3 tablespoons of tahini with the butter, before adding the filling. Add chopped dates to the filling and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Quick Cinnamon Buns
"America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook"
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
2.5 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for the counter
2 tablespoons sugar
1.25 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1.25 cups buttermilk (or 4 tbsp buttermilk powder mixed with 1 cup of water)
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (to be used at different points in the recipe)
3 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons buttermilk (or 2 tsp buttermilk powder plus 2.5 tbsp water)
1.5 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
*Melt 7 tbsp of unsalted butter in a heatproof measuring cup or .5 quart saucepan and measure out as needed as called for
*If making more than one batch, I recommend making the separately, to make pressing out the dough easier
*The glaze can be frozen in 2 tbsp portions per 2 rolls