Ask a chef: The Good Oil Cafe's cinnamon swirls

Cinnamon Swirls. Photo by Linda Robertson.
Cinnamon Swirls. Photo by Linda Robertson.
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The Good Oil Cafe's cinnamon swirls

 

1 litre lukewarm water
1 Tbsp dry yeast
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp salt
8 cups flour

filling:
250g melted butter
2 cups brown sugar
4 tsp cinnamon

Mix water, yeast, oil, salt and allow to stand for 15 minutes for yeast to activate. Mix in the flour. Cover and allow to double in size (approx 1 hour).

Roll mixture out on a floured bench. Mix filling ingredients and spread over the dough. Roll up and cut into approx 12 slices.

Bake in muffin trays for 20 minutes at 190degC.

 


Requested by Michelle Cliffe, of Nelson, and Dianne Casey, of Dunedin.

Frances Raymond, of The Good Oil Cafe has supplied this recipe.

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This recipe along with over 100 other great dishes from around the region, can now be purchased in Volume 3 of the Otago Daily Times - Fresh - Ask a Chef cookbook

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