Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

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Hi, thanks for stopping by, my name is Anna Kosti and I am 17 years old. I live in Larnaca, Cyprus, with my family and I am still going to high school. I fell in love with baking since the age of 9! I started with simple recipes to making complicated and fascinating desserts. I am planning to join university next year, overseas, to become a professional pastry chef.

Chocolate is one of my favourite ingredient to use when it comes to baking so today I made these delicious Double Chocolate Cinnamon rolls! They are very easy to make and look so impressive. Make sure to give this recipe a try and I am sure you will love it!

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I am sure your family and friends will love these Double Chocolate Cinnamon rolls, as they are super moist and fluffy. Every bite is filled with chocolate and not only they have a light cinnamon taste but they are also topped with a chocolate ganache icing to boost the flavour even more! They have an exquisite

These Rolls can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days or in the fridge covered with plastic wrap.

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Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

Preparation Time:

1½ Hour

Cooking Time:

30 Minutes

Total Time:

2 Hours

Serves:

10

Level of Difficulty:

Medium

Description

Chocolate is one of my favourite ingredient to use when it comes to baking so today I made these delicious Double Chocolate Cinnamon rolls!

Ingredients

Dough

  • 2½ + 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp Yeast (or 2 packages)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 egg

Filling

  • 3 tbsp softened butter
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup sugar

Icing

  • 100gr chocolate
  • 100ml cream

Instructions

Dough

  1. In a large mixing bowl add in your 2 cups of flour, cocoa, yeast and sugar and mix using a spatula.
  2. Then add in your water, melted butter and egg. Mix until a thick mixture is formed for about 2 minutes.
  3. Then add in the rest of the flour and salt and mix until a dough is formed.
  4. Transfer the dough on the floured surface and knead by hand for 3-5 minutes until the dough is shining and elastic.
  5. Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let it rise for 30 minutes at room temperature.

Assembly

  1. When your dough have doubled in size, transfer it on the floured counter and roll it out into a rectangular shape.
  2. Spread the butter over the dough in a thin layer.
  3. Then in a small bowl mix your sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle it over your dough.
  4. Roll your dough from one side to the other carefully. When you reach the end, pinch the edges so the dough will not roll off.
  5. Cut your rolls and place them in a greased baking tin.
  6. Let them rise for 30 more minutes. After, bake for 25-30 minutes at 175°C.

Glaze

  1. In a microwave safe bowl melt your chocolate and cream completely.
  2. Then pour it over your rolls & serve immediately.

 

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