Orange Glazed ‘Grownup’ Cinnamon Rolls: A Not Too Sweet Pastry

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I love a good cinnamon roll, but I do not love an overly sweet one. Yet nearly every recipe I find has at least twice as much sugar as necessary- in the dough, in the filling, and smeared over the top as icing.

The recipes that emulate famous mall brand rolls are the worst offenders, huge and dripping with a thick glop of icing. It seems the criteria for a…