lattice chicken pot pie
Mexican street corn pasta
chicken Ghiveci
creamy chicken tortilla soup, jalapeno jack popovers
butter basted ribeyes, twice baked potatoes, broccoli
brisket tacos, pinto beans
pork souvlaki, naan

Friday, October 19, 2012

Recipe Swap: Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Cinnamon Roll MuffinsIt's another Blogger's Choice Swap, which means I got to troll through Mary Ellen's Cooking Creations to find whatever recipe I wanted to make.  I instantly gravitated to her recipe for cinnamon roll muffins, I loved the idea of making them in muffin form and not needing to use yeast.   These were quite a breakfast treat, Miss F was a huge fan and I was equally impressed.  They had all the components of a good cinnamon roll: warm cinnamon, gooey icing and they were messy to eat.
Cinnamon Roll Muffins

1 cup buttermilk
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 eg
3 cups flour

Filling Ingredients
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Icing Ingredients
1 cup powdered sugar
1-2 tablespoons milk or cream

Measure the brown sugar, baking soda, salt, vanilla, and egg into a mixing bowl. Add the buttermilk, then the flour; stir until thoroughly combined into a dough. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 2 minutes. Roll the dough into a 12x24 inch rectangle and spread with the butter. Sprinkle with the brown sugar and cinnamon. Roll the dough into a log beginning with the wide side. Stretch slightly. Cut into two-inch pieces and put these pieces into greased muffin tins or cupcake liners. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

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Nicole said...

Wow, those look really interesting. I tried something similar that was a big fail! Yours look so good.

Kate said...

These look amazing!

Jaida said...

Yum!! I'll have to try these soon!

Sarah - The Home Cook said...

What a great idea, turning a cinnamon roll into a muffin. Thanks for being part of the recipe swaps!

Mary Ellen said...

Glad you liked these!

Melissa @IWasBornToCook said...

I want one!!

Lindsay {life and kitchen} said...

These look perfect! I can't wait to try them!

Eva @ Eva Bakes said...

Holy cow - these look phenomenal!

Christine @ Christine's Kitchen Chronicles said...

These have been bookmarked for me to make forever. I think make them as muffins would make it much easier to serve and share. Yours look fantastic!

By the way, I had you in the swap and we enjoyed our Cinnamon Sugar Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Yum - hand one over! Nice photo and what a delicious-sounding treat. Bookmarking these ...

Ammie said...

Love the way these look! They sound yummy too!

The Farmers Wife said...

Those looks SO good!!! Bookmarking this to try ASAP!!!

Rachel said...

I tried these and they were great! My one and three year olds loved them. Mine turned out a little tough, though. Did I over-process the dough? It took me awhile to roll it out big enough, and I used the kneading hook on my mixer instead of doing it by hand.

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