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Vegan Chai Spiced Cinnamon Rolls

Vegan Chai Spiced Cinnamon Rolls


One among my favourite issues to bake on a lazy weekend morning is cinnamon rolls.  I used to be lately craving them so I made a decision to whip some up on the weekend!  There may be nothing I take pleasure in extra generally than an oatmilk latte and a candy baked deal with, and cinnamon rolls are excellent with espresso!  I made a decision to modify them up just a little this time although  and as an alternative of simply utilizing cinnamon, make them Vegan Chai Spiced Cinnamon Rolls!

There was once a time once I was intimidated by any form of yeasted bread similar to cinnamon rolls, however as soon as I made some and bought the hold of it, it’s really fairly straightforward. Now, I really begin them a day forward of time, form them and allow them to rise within the fridge in a single day.  I then allow them to come to room temperature and bake them as I might if they’d not gone within the fridge.  They prove the identical and that approach it is not as a lot to do within the morning and I can take pleasure in them sooner!

For these ones I used entire wheat pastry flour, however for those who wished to make use of all function flour for a barely lighter roll you might accomplish that.  To provide these just a little richness I added avocado oil as a result of I like its barely buttery taste in baked items, however melted coconut oil would additionally work.  For the spices I used a combination of cinnamon, ginger, anise, cardamom allspice and nutmeg for a really aromatic chai swirl, blended with maple syrup and sugar. These smelled so wonderful whereas baking and I couldn’t look forward to the completed product!

I frosted them with a chai vanilla buttercream frosting and so they have been excellent!  So heavenly, gentle and fluffy fluffy candy bread, scented with vanilla and chai spices, the luscious candy frosting finishing the wonderful combo of flavors and textures! These are fantastic with espresso and the right decide me up!  If you’re within the temper for cinnamon rolls, undoubtedly give these Vegan Chai Spiced Cinnamon Rolls a strive!

Vegan Chai Spiced Cinnamon Rolls

Makes 12


  • 1/4 oz energetic dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup heat water ( 105-110F levels)
  • 1/2 cup heat coconut milk (I warmed it up on the range)
  • 1/4 cup maple sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp floor flax seed, blended with 3 Tbsp filtered water
  • 3 1/2 cups entire wheat pastry flour or as wanted



  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup maple sugar plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp anise
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg



  • 1 cup vegan butter, I used Earth Stability (at room temperature)
  • 1 Tbsp plant based mostly milk (I used Oatly oat milk, however you should use what you favor), add 1 extra Tbsp if wanted if frosting comes out too stiff
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp anise
  • 1/8 tsp cardamom
  • 1/16 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar



  1. To make the dough, mix the yeast and the nice and cozy water plus a pinch of sugar and stir to dissolve. Let sit 5-10 minutes till it begins to foam.
  2. In a big bowl, mix the coconut milk, sugar, vanilla extract, avocado oil, salt and flax combination and blend collectively to mix.
  3. Add the yeast, and a pair of cups of flour and blend to mix.
  4. Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups of flour and blend till you may have a clean dough (you might want to make use of your arms on the finish to combine it in).
  5. End up onto a frivolously floured floor, and knead for 5-10 minutes till clean and supple. Whether it is too sticky add just a little flour however you need to add as little as attainable as a result of for those who add an excessive amount of the dough will get powerful.
  6. Place in an oiled bowl, and canopy. Let rise for about 1 1/2 hours till doubled in measurement.
  7. When it’s prepared, prove onto the counter or a board and roll out right into a 9×15 inch rectangle.
  8. Combine collectively the maple syrup, maple sugar and spices and unfold it evenly over the dough.  Sprinkle with one other Tbsp sugar.
  9. Roll it up, then reduce the roll into 12 items.
  10. Oil an 8×8 inch sq. baking pan, and place them within the pan.
  11. Cowl and let rise for 45 minutes.
  12. In the meantime warmth the oven to 350F levels.
  13. When the rolls have risen for 45 minutes, place them within the preheated oven and bake for about half-hour till beginning to brown and cooked by way of.
  14. Take away from the oven and let cool quarter-hour.
  15. To make the frosting, beat the butter with the milk, vanilla and spices till fluffy.
  16. Add the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, and beat till fully blended and lightweight and fluffy (if the frosting is simply too stiff add that different Tbsp of milk).
  17. Unfold the frosting over the rolls and serve!

These hold coated at room temperature for as much as 3 days, or refrigerated for as much as 1 week.

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