Good Morning Cinnamon Buns
The nearby bakery seems to adhere to impressionistic interpretations of opening times. It was an early weekday morning and I had around three hours to go until they opened their doors. I wanted cinnamon buns and they couldn't metaphorically deliver. Damn those bearded hipsters, my penchant for a breakfast treat was unwavering.
So, I took to the recipe books, trying to find a hybrid that worked with my ingredients.
I softened the butter, added the milk and let the fast acting yeast do the work.
The mixture quickly came to life as I incorporated the ingredients. Then, following the packet yeast instructions, I left it for a few minutes, made a coffee, and shook into life.
I now had to get serious, adding the dry gluten free flour to the wet mixture. My biceps then went to work kneading the dough.
Once the dough was all malleable, I rolled it out using last nights empty bottle of Chateau Neuf Du Pape.
Then comes the fun bit, I used Palm sugar - it caramelises beautifully! I then gently shook ground cinnamon over the sugar.
Then to seal, I added some extra melted butter.
Rolled it, sealed it...
Then added a bit more...
Popped it into the oven at 180 degrees celsius for 25 minutes.
After removing from the oven, I drizzled icing sugar over the tray...
Ending up pretty content with delicious warm cinnamon buns!