Cinnamon Swirls

Yields: 12 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 2 Hr 45 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 3 Hr

Wake up to the smell of Christmas!  For an easy festive breakfast or bake you can make the dough in advance and freeze it – simply defrost and brush with butter, sugar and cinnamon.


0/12 Ingredients
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    For the dough
  • For the filling
  • For the topping


0/5 Instructions
  • Mix the flour, salt and yeast together in a large bowl. Stir in the honey and milk gradually to form a dough. Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth. Place in a clean bowl, cover and leave to rise in a warm place for two hours.
  • For the filling cream together the butter in a bowl with the sugar, ground almonds and cinnamon.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas 6 and oil one or two baking trays. Knead the dough briefly on a floured surface, then roll out to a rectangle 30 x 24 cm. Using a palette knife spread the filling all over the dough, taking it all the way to the edges.
  • Roll the dough from one of the longest sides like a swiss roll, keep it fairly tight. Trim the ends and cut the dough into 2 cm rounds and place on the pre-prepared trays. Cover with a tea towel and leave to prove in a warms place for 30 minutes.
  • For the topping, melt the butter and brush it all over the swirls. Mix together the sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle all over the swirls. Place in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until risen and golden. Cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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