If spending hours baking the perfect pumpkin cinnamon rolls doesn’t scare you, this recipe is exactly what you wish. Pumpkin cinnamon rolls are great for the whole family, making them a tasty addition to your dinner on a special occasion.
- 3 ¼ cups flour
- 2 ¼ teaspoons instant dry yeast
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup pumpkin puree
- ½ cup buttermilk
- 4 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and clove)
- ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1 large egg, lightly whisked
- Pinch salt
- 1 ¼ cups brown sugar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- ¼ cup milk
Preheat the oven to 350°. In a big bowl, mix the flour, yeast, sugar, 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice and salt. Let it stand for a while. Take the dough and place it on a lightly floured surface, and knead until elastic and smooth. Don’t worry if your dough is a little sticky. Form the ball, place it into a greased bowl, cover with a cloth and let it stand in a warm place for 40 minutes.
Cover the dough with melted butter and in a small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice with brown sugar, and sprinkle over the dough.
Grease your baking sheet. Form your pumpkin rolls, and bake for 35-40 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Meanwhile, mix melted butter, vanilla extract, sugar and milk. Spread the glaze over your pumpkin rolls right after they come out of the oven.