Quick Cinnamon Buns

Author: Canadian Living

This no yeast cinnamon bun recipe so easy to make, you'll often find the scent of homemade cinnamon buns wafting from your oven!

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2006

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cups cold butter cubed
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
Cinnamon Filling:
  • 3 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecan
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Method

Line 12-inch (30 cm) pizza pan with parchment paper or dust lightly with flour; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. With pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In separate bowl, whisk buttermilk with egg; pour over dry ingredients and stir with fork to make soft dough.

With floured hands, press dough into ball. On lightly floured surface, knead gently 10 times. Roll out to 16- x 11-inch (40 x 28 cm) rectangle .

Cinnamon Filling: Spread butter over dough, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) border along 1 long edge. Sprinkle butter with pecans, sugar and cinnamon. Starting at side opposite border, roll up evenly into log; pinch seam to seal.

Using serrated knife, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick slices; arrange on pizza pan. Bake in centre of 400°F (200°C) oven until golden, about 15 minutes. (Make-ahead: Let cool; set aside for up to 2 hours.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per bun:</b> about

  • Sodium 319 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 235.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 43 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 26 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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