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Week 14: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls (Scandinavia/United States)

The origin of cinnamon rolls is of debate. Some will tell you they were invented in Sweden, and others may say Germany.

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However, the kind I'm sharing with you today is definitely flavored for the fall, and I made it for Thanksgiving this year.

During the British Society of Baking's Spring Conference, the cinnamon roll was said to be "the new doughnut", and its popularity is spreading quickly in the UK.

Fun fact: The biggest cinnamon roll that was ever made, weighed 521.5 kg or 1,149.7 lb!





  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 egg

  • 2 cups bread flour

  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon