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Chai Infused Cinnamon Rolls Recipe


Aug 04, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

A sweet and spicy confectionery, our Chai Infused Cinnamon Rolls recipe is one you simply cannot resist. Cinnamon and Himalayan tea are mixed into a dough and baked to make delicious cinnamon rolls which are topped by a strong Himalayan Tea glaze giving you a sumptuous lip-smacking dessert.

INGREDIENTS

    For dough
    ½ cup milk
    2 tbsp sugar
    1 ½ tbsp Himalayan tea
    1 tbsp fresh yeast
    Pinch of salt
    2 tbsp butter
    1/2 egg
    1 ¾ cups refined flour
    For filling
    ¼ cup butter
    1/3 cup tightly packed brown sugar
    1 tsp cinnamon powder
    For glaze
    1 ½ tbsp butter
    ¾ cup icing sugar
    1/3 cup water
    2 tbsp Himalayan Tea

DIRECTIONS

– In a pan, boil milk with sugar and tea till well infused. Allow cooling. Strain while warm.
– To this warm milk, add yeast and mix well.
– Add salt, egg and whisk well. Add flour and knead into the pliable dough, using butter. Knead well for 5 minutes till dough is smooth. – Keep covered in a greased bowl for 1 hour or till its double in size.
– Meanwhile, combine butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. Cream well and keep aside.
– Once the dough has risen, punch dough and roll into a large rectangle. Leaving the edges, spread cinnamon sugar mixture all over the rectangle.
– Roll into a firm log and cut into pieces.
– Place these pieces on a greased baking tray. Cover and keep to rise in a warm place for 30 to 40 minutes.
– Preheat oven to 180 C. Bake risen rolls in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes or till golden brown and baked.
– Cool over the wire rack.
– Prepare strong tea using water and Himalayan tea. Strain and keep aside.
– Over a double boiler, combine butter, icing sugar and tea decoction. Whisk till smooth and runny.
– Pour over rolls and serve.

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