No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

Ready in Skill Level 2


When you are craving cinnamon rolls, sometimes you just can’t wait hours for the dough to rise. With this yeast-free recipe, you can enjoy the cinnamon and sugar gooiness in as little as 30 minutes!


US Ingredient Metric
2 cups all purpose flour 250 g
4 teaspoons baking powder 20 g
2 tablespoons white granulated sugar 25 g
1/2 teaspoon salt 3 g
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 0.5 g
1/2 cup butter, softened 120 g
3/4 cup milk 180 mL
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 mL
1/3 cup butter, melted 80 mL
3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 135 g
1/2 cup raisins (optional) 75 g
1 tablespoon cinnamon 8 g


  1. ​Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, granulated sugar, salt and ground nutmeg.
  3. Cut in butter with a pastry blender, or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Add milk and vanilla extract then mix with hands or a fork until dough is formed.
  5. Place dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll out to an approximate thickness of 1/4” (0.6 cm).
  6. Spread melted butter evenly over the dough using a spoon or small pastry brush then sprinkle brown sugar, cinnamon and raisins evenly over butter.
  7. Take the bottom edge and roll the dough away from you into a tight cylinder. Cut into 12 equal slices and arrange into a 13” x 9” (33 cm x 23 cm) baking dish with edges touching.
  8. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Best served warm.

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