Gula Melaka Cinnamon Rolls

20 minutes


4 - 6 pax

There’s always room for dessert! Our Gula Melaka Cinnamon Roll recipe is one to fill stomachs.

Rolled perfectly with cinnamon brown sugar filling using spices from *the #1 Herbs & Spices company in the world, McCormick Asia, and topped with a buttery, vanilla-flavoured glaze that soaks into every single bite, it’s the perfect dessert for any occasion (*does not include sea salt). Achieve that moist, buttery pastry goodness with SCS Dairy Singapore’s Unsalted Butter — it makes our cinnamon rolls extra soft and chewy!


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250 ml Milk
1 tbsp Sugar
50 g SCS Unsalted butter (melted)
1/2 tsp McCormick Pure Vanilla
1 tbsp McCormick Ground Cinnamon
400 g Self-raising flour
1 pack (7g) Instant yeast
50 g SCS Unsalted Butter (Melted)
80 g Gulaka Melaka (finely chopped)
80 g Sugar
20 g SCS Unsalted Butter (melted)
20 ml Milk



In a saucepan, add milk, sugar, SCS Unsalted Butter (Melted) and heat on low, until mixture is about 40°C

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Transfer to a mixing bowl, add McCormick Pure Vanilla and mix well. Add 1 pack of instant yeast and mix well. Leave to sit for about 5 minutes.

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Add sifted self-raising flour in batches while mixing until a dough forms.

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Knead dough for about 10 minutes until smooth.

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Transfer to a large oiled bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Leave at room temperature to proof for 1 hour.

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Remove dough from bowl and transfer to a floured surface. Flatten into a rectangle using a rolling pin.

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Brush surface with melted SCS Unsalted Butter, add finely chopped gula melaka and dust evenly with McCormick Ground Cinnamon.

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Roll dough and cut into 9. Transfer cinnamon rolls into a baking dish. Cover with a damp cloth and leave at room temperature to poof for 30 minutes.

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Brush top of cinnamon rolls with melted SCS Unsalted Butter. Bake at 180°C for about 25 minutes.

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Mix sugar, melted SCS Unsalted Butter, milk until thick and smooth for icing.

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Remove from the oven and brush them with more melted SCS Unsalted Butter. Leave to cool slightly, drizzle with icing and serve

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