Cinnamon Swirls

These cinnamon swirls are really just pie pastry with a cinnamon sugar swirled trough them. These are so good with a cuppa or just on their own. We all love that sweet cinnamon sugar taste.

Gluten free Cinnamon Swirls
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Gluten free Cinnamon Swirls
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These cinnamon swirls are really just pie pastry with a cinnamon sugar swirled trough them.
  • 250g Gluten free flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 10g/1/4oz gluten free Yeast
  • 4tbsp butter
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2oz Lukewarm milk
  • 2bsp Maple syrup for glazing
  • Filling:
  • 4tbsp butter, Softened
  • 2tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 50g soft light brown sugar
  1. Sift Flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Stir in the yeast. Rub in the butter with your finger tips until mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  2. Add the egg and milk and mix until mix forms a dough.
  3. Form the dough into a ball, Place in a greased bowl, cover and leave in a warm place for 40 minutes, or until doubled in size.
  4. Preheat oven to 190*C/375*F/Gas mark 5.
  5. Lightly knock back the dough for 1 minute, then roll out to a rectangle measuring 30 x 23 cm/ 12 x 9 inches.
  6. To make the filling, cream together the butter, cinnamon and sugar until light and fluffy.
  7. Spread the filling evenly over the dough.
  8. Roll up the dough from one off the long edges, and press down to seal.
  9. Cut the roll into slices. Place them cut-side down on a baking sheet.
  10. Bake the buns in the preheated oven for 20-30 minutes or until well rise. Brush with the maple syrup and leave to cool slightly before serving.