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Honey Sweetened Cinnamon Rolls in a white baking pie dish

Honey Sweetened Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls naturally sweetned with honey.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 9 rolls


For the dough

  • 3/4 cup Active Sourdough Starter
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 TBSP runny Honey
  • 2 TSP ground Cinnamon
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 3 and a half cups flour


  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 and a half TBSP runny honey
  • 2 TSP ground cinnamon

For the Glaze

  • 1/8 cup melted butter
  • 2 TBSP runny honey
  • 2 TSP ground cinnamon


Make the Dough

  • Melt the butter, honey and cinnamon in a pan on low heat
  • Add the sourdough starter to a large mixing bowl
  • Add the wet ingredients to the mixing bowl
  • Mix well then add the flour
  • Shape into a ball and transfer to a greased bowl
  • Let rise for 45 minutes - 1 hour

Make the filling (while the dough rises)

  • Place all ingredients for the filling into a pan and slowly melt the butter and cook the mixture until thickened
  • Turn the heat off and let sit until ready to use

Shaping the dough and rolls

  • On a large work surface, dust well with flour and pour out the dough onto the surface
  • Roll the dough out into a large circle
  • Pour in the filling and spread evenly around the dough
  • Roll up the dough tightly and cut along the rolled up dough about 2 inched apart
  • Place each roll face down on a greased baking tray and fill the tray up with the rolls
  • Put into the oven and bake at 180 C/ 356 F for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown on top
  • While the rolls bake, make the glaze

For the glaze

  • Add all ingredients to a small pan and cook on low heat until thickened
  • When the rolls are done, pour the glaze liberally over the rolls and serve warm.


*Note: Sourdough starter has to be proofed the night before by feeding it and allowing it to sit on your kitchen countertop and ferment
** Note: If you bake at a higher temperature, the rolls will be done faster. Take them out as soon as the tops turn slightly golden brown on top
***Note: Depending on your sourdough starter results may vary. These were made with whole-grain Spelt flour and the sourdough starter is also fed whole grain Spelt flour.
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