What Are Cinnamon Rolls?
The best cinnamon rolls are made by sprinkling a cinnamon-sugar mixture over a sheet of yeast-leavened dough, rolling, and baking. They are extremely popular in North America and Northern Europe and likely originated in Sweden sometime after the mid-1700s.
Is Cinnamon Rolls Vegan?
While cinnamon rolls aren't normally vegan, you can use this recipe to make vegan gluten-free cinnamon rolls by substituting instant vanilla pudding powder, milk, butter, and heavy cream with almond flour, soy milk, vegan butter, and dairy-free milk, respectively.
How to Make Best Cinnamon Rolls Icing?
To make the best cinnamon rolls icing, beat 2 ounces of softened cream cheese and 7 tablespoons of softened butter with an electric mixer until creamy. Add in ½ teaspoon vanilla extract, and 2 tablespoons milk before gradually mixing in 1 ½ cups sifted confectioners' sugar and ¼ teaspoon salt until the mixture is fluffy and smooth.
What to Serve with Cinnamon Rolls?
Serve these gluten-free cinnamon rolls with coffee, orange juice, fruit, cream cheese, jam, bacon, and scrambled eggs for a hearty breakfast. You can also top with powdered sugar, nuts, berries, streusel, frosting, melted chocolate, and ice cream for a decadent dessert.
How to Store Cinnamon Rolls?
Homemade cinnamon rolls can be stored for a couple of days in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator. To keep them for longer, freeze them wrapped in foil or saran wrap or in a heavy-duty freezer plastic bag. Then, reheat in the oven or microwave before use.