Vegan Cinnamon Buns

You know you have made a good dessert when it is almost impossible to eat just one.

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I ate two right after they came out of the oven. 🙂

Vegan Cinnamon Buns

Adapted from The Frugal Vegan

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 tbsp vegan butter
  • 3 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp granulated suagr or cane sugar
  • 1 cups almond milk

Filling:

  • 1/3 cup vegan butter
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup brown sugar

Icing:

  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium/large sized bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix until combined.

Add the butter and mix with a fork until the dough becomes crumbly.

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Add the milk and stir until blended.

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On a floured mat, roll the dough out, ensuring that the dough is 1/2 inch- 1 inch thick.

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In a small bowl, mix the filling ingredients.

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Then take some of the filling mix and place a small dollop in each muffin tin bottom.

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Spread the rest of the filling on the dough with a brush until well covered.

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Cut the dough into strips and roll up.

Place in muffin tin and bake for 23-25 minutes.

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While the buns are baking, mix your icing ingredients together. You want your icing to be  fairly runny, but add more icing sugar if you want a thicker icing.

When the buns are fully cooked, remove from oven and allow to cool for about 10-15 minutes.

Drizzle the cinnamon buns with icing.

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Nutritional information for one cinnamon bun in a 12 bun batch:

  • Calories: 241
  • Fat: 8.4g
  • Sodium: 376mg
  • Carbohydrates: 47.4g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Sugar: 31.4g
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