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This is your perfect happiness in a bite choice, easy to make and so delicious, it will put a smile on anyone’s face! The clementine cinnamon bun can be served for breakfast, with a black coffee or a delicious eggnog cappuccino, for brunches between friends as a dessert or simply as a snack for any member of the family :-) Not to mention the incredible scent in the kitchen after cooking it, plus the preparation process of the buns can actually transform into a meditation moment of gratitude and joy with yourself or in the company of your loved ones!

Yield: 12 rolls

Preparation time: 2 hours

Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 6 tablespoons of soft, unsalted butter

  • 120 ml of milk

  • 385 grams of flour

  • 64 grams of sugar

  • 1 pack of baking powder

  • 1 tablespoon of salt

  • 2 large eggs


  • 1 tablespoon of granulated cane sugar

  • 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder

  • 8 tablespoons of soft, unsalted butter


  • 6 clementines

  • 32 grams of sugar

  • 28 grams of cream cheese

  • 192 grams of powdered sugar

  • 3 tablespoons of milk


  • In a small pot, bring up the milk to almost boiling, then remove from heat and add the 6 tablespoons of butter and let it melt.

  • In another pot, with mixer usage, add the flour, the sugar, the baking powder and start mixing.

  • Slowly incorporate the milk and eggs.

  • Then work into the dough for about 6 to 8 minutes, until a ball is formed.

  • Cover the bowl with plastic and set aside to rise for about 1 hour and a half.

  • Butter a baking dish and in a small bowl start by mixing the sugar and the cinnamon.

  • On the side, turn the dough on a floured surface and roll out the dimension of your baking dish.

  • Melt the 8 tablespoons of butter and spread it with a pastry brush over all the surface of the dough.

  • Sprinkle the cinnamon and sugar mixture over the butter.

  • Starting at a small end, roll the dough to form a pinwheel.

  • Once rolled, cut into 12 equal pieces and place them in the buttered pan.

  • Cover it with plastic wrap and leave at room temperature for about 1 to 2 hours until the rolls have risen and are touching each other.

  • Zest three clementines and set aside.

  • Peel all the clementines cut them into small dices and cook at medium heat in a saute pan with 32 grams of sugar, smashing at the same times the clementines until arriving at a thickened mixture like jam.

  • Set aside to cool.

  • Preheat the oven to 250°C.

  • Top the cinnamon rolls with the clementine mixture.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 to 30 minutes, until they are golden brown.

  • In the meantime, prepare the icing. Combine the cream cheese with the clementines zest and powdered sugar. Mix with a hand mixer until airy and light.

  • After removing the golden brown buns from the oven, spread the icing on top and enjoy the happiness!

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