Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe

They are like the unicorn of the gluten-free, vegan baking world. Many have attempted, few have succeeded. But I knew they existed and were possible if I just believed (and tried and tried again and again).
These Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe are surprisingly easy and simple to make. They require About 10 ingredients you likely have on hand right now and come together using easy methods.

If you have ever been intimidated by yeast in baking, do not be! I include my favorite yeast below, and as long as you do not overheat your almond milk, you are golden. It must activate right away and help your rolls rise to the heavens.

Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe

The cinnamon roll dough is kept light and fluffy with a blend of gluten-free flour and with almond flour.
Vegan butter adds flakiness to the exterior and moisture to the interior, creating that perfect tender-on-the-inside, and flaky-on-the-outside cinnamon roll. YUM.

Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe

I hope you all LOVE these Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe! They are:

Tender on the inside
Flaky on the outside
Perfectly sweet
Easy to make
& Seriously delicious!

These should make the perfect lazy weekend breakfast or special occasion dessert (like the holidays!).

Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Amazing fluffy and tender vegan, gluten-free cinnamon rolls! Just about 10 ingredients and easy methods required for these insanely flavorful and delicious rolls!

Author: Minimalist Baker
PREP TIME: 45 minutes
COOK TIME: 30 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 7 (rolls)
Category: Dessert
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly 1 month
Does it keep? 2-3 Days


3/4 scant cup unsweetened plain almond milk or you can use other dairy-free milk
2 Tbsp organic cane sugar
1 Tbsp vegan butter (I like Myoko’s brand and Earth Balance)
1 packet active dry yeast (~2 1/4 tsp as the recipe is written // I like Fleischmann’s active dry original)

2 cups DIY gluten-free flour blend and with xanthan gum
3/4 cup almond flour (not almond meal And I like Wellbee’s brand)
2 Tbsp cane sugar
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
4 Tbsp cold vegan butter

3 Tbsp melted vegan butter
2/3 cup organic brown sugar (light or dark)
1 Tbsp ground cinnamon

FROSTING optional
Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting
Simple Powdered Sugar Glaze

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