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What You Need:

  • 2 1/4 tsp. organic dry yeast
  • 1 cup organic soy milk
  • 1/3 cup organic sugar
  • 1 tbsp. organic ground flax seed
  • 6 tbsp. water
  • 2/3 cup Earth Balance
  • 4 1/2 cups organic whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

For the frosting:

  • 2 cups organic powdered sugar
  • 10 tsp. soy milk
  • 2 tbsp. vanilla

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Step 1: Get Yeasty!

Heat the soy milk to 105 degrees (not hotter) in a bowl, add the sugar and sprinkle the yeast on top of the mixture. Let it stand in a warm place until the yeast gets foamy.

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Step 2: Whisk It!

In a separate bowl, whisk the flax seed with the warm milk-sugar-yeast mixture until it thickens.

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Step 3: Make the Dough!

Add 1/3 of the Earth Balance (melted), along with the salt and flour to the warm milk-sugar-yeast-flaxseed mixture. Mix until a large dough ball forms.

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Step 4: Knead It!

Knead the dough ball for 5 minutes or until it is firm and smooth, if it is too sticky add a small amount of flour. If it is too dry, add a small amount of water.

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Step 5: Let It Rise!

Place the dough ball in an oiled bowl covered with a dishcloth. Then, place it is a warm area – such as a window sill and let it sit for 1 hour or until the dough doubles in size.

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Step 6: Make It Sweet!

While the dough is rising, mix the brown sugar, cinnamon and 1/3 melted Earth Balance in a bowl.

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Step 7: Roll It Out!

When the dough is done rising, roll it out on a well floured counter top until it is 1/4 inch thick.

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Step 8: Sweeten It Up!

Add a layer of melted Earth Balance to the entire surface of the dough and then sprinkle a layer of the brown sugar-cinnamon mixture on top.

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Step 9: Roll It Up!

Roll the dough into a large tight log.

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Step 10: Cut It Up!

Then, cut it into equal sized cinnamon rolls. We like to use a piece of plain dental floss to cut the rolls.

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Step 11: Let It Rise Again!

Place them on an lightly oiled cookie sheet and cover with a dishcloth. Let them rise again for about 30 minutes – they will double in size.

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Step 12: Bake It!

Heat your oven to 400 F and bake the cinnamon rolls for 10 minutes.

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Step 13: Make the Icing!

While our cinnamon rolls are baking, make your icing. Beat together all of the ingredients until smooth.

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Step 14: Add the Icing + Enjoy!

Spread on the warm cinnamon rolls and Enjoy!