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Overnight Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Rolls

Overnight Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Rolls are perfect, delicious and yummy breakfast rolls which can be prepared ahead of time and baked just when needed.
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Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple, Butter, Cinnamon, Icing Sugar
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Resting Time: 1 day 30 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • Oven


  • Around 1 Cup or a small musk melon size of dough. Recipe for dough here.
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Apple
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Almonds (Nuts of your choice/optional)
  • 1 tablespoon Softened Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon


  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Icing Sugar/Confectioners Sugar


Making of the Rolls

  • Roll the dough using some dry flour to form a rectangle using 1/2 cm thickness.
  • In a small bowl add in the Softened Butter and cinnamon and mix it.
  • Spread this mixture using a pastry brush onto the rolled dough.
  • Spread the mixture of chopped apple and almonds leaving 1 cm from the edges.
  • Roll it into a tight log, sealing the edges.
  • Now cut into desired thickness. 1 inch is preferred.
  • Arrange this on a greased baking tray keeping enough space in between.
  • Cover it with cling wrap or a muslin cloth or a light plastic which and let it rest for 30 minutes on the counter.
  • Now let it rise overnight in the fridge.
  • Next morning, just when you are ready to bake remove it from the oven and let it sit until you preheat the oven.
  • Alternatively you can remove it maximum 30 minutes before baking.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 Deg C.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove and let it cool for at least 10 minutes.


  • Melt the butter and add in the icing sugar.
  • Mix to form a smooth paste.
  • Drizzle this on the rolls and enjoy.


  • 1 teaspoon = 5 ml, 1 tablespoon=15 ml, 1 Cup=235 ml
  • Oven temperature varies according to oven. Do keep an eye out after 15 minutes.
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