No one can resist the temptation of these warm and fluffy sweetrolls!
It’s a Profound Pie’s take on the classic cinnamon bun.
The delicious pastry paired with sweet and fluffy frosting is enough to make any mouth water.
You’ll find magical sweetness from honey and freshly baked flavor coated in rich frosting inside every bite.
It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser that will surprise your guests, and they’ll all want second helpings.
Try it today for a first-hand experience.
The History of Sweetrolls Recipe
The origins of sweet rolls can be traced back to medieval times in Germany, when they were first made as sugar-free cakes.
The first recorded event of this type of cake being made was in 1377 by a baker named Heinrich Kayser.
His master asked him to bake something for their guests at a gathering which he did using only flour, water, and salt.
Sweet rolls were then introduced into England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).
How to Make Sweetrolls
Sweet rolls, cinnamon rolls, or sticky buns — whatever you call them, these tender and rich breakfast pastries have become a classic favorite.
They’re a popular treat on holidays and special occasions.
Once you know the technique, they can be made at home any time of year.
The traditional sweet roll is flavored with cinnamon, but there are many variations like pecan rolls and cream cheese twists that are also delicious.
They’re made with a rich dough similar to brioche but have a distinctive spicy cinnamon filling.
The sweetroll’s intricate shape makes them challenging to prepare but well worth the effort.
If you’ve ever wanted to know how to make sweetrolls like a pro chef, now’s your chance!
●1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
●½ teaspoon baking powder
●¼ teaspoon salt
●¼ cup butter, melted and cooled slightly
●Two eggs, lightly beaten
●½ cup whole milk
●One teaspoon vanilla extract
●1 cup brown sugar
●1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
●Two tablespoon vanilla extract
1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2.Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.
3.mix melted butter, eggs, milk, vanilla, and 3/4 cup brown sugar In a separate large bowl
4.Add flour mixture to the wet ingredients and stir until just combined (do not overmix). Set aside for 15 minutes.
5.Meanwhile, combine the remaining 3/4 cup brown sugar with cinnamon in a small bowl.
6.Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat and grease with nonstick cooking spray. Scoop batter out by heaping tablespoonfuls onto a griddle, then sprinkle batter evenly with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
7.Bake the cake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. To test whether it is ready, insert a toothpick; if it comes out clean, then it’s fully baked.
8.Let it cool for 10 minutes in the pan; transfer to a wire rack. Let cool completely before slicing.
How to Keep Sweet Rolls Moist After Baking
Sweet rolls are quite easy to make, but one of the challenges is keeping them moist after baking.
Try the tips below to keep your sweet rolls soft and tender even after they’re done.
First, using oil in place of butter will help keep the dough moist when baked.
Reason being, oil doesn’t contain water, so there is no evaporation during cooking.
Butter contains about 20% water and evaporates when cooked at high heat.
Cover the sweet rolls with foil or plastic wrap to keep them moist after baking to help keep moisture in while they cool.
If you plan on eating them warm, wait until they have cooled for about 5 minutes before covering them with foil or plastic wrap.
What to Best Serve Along Sweetrolls
While sweet rolls are good on their own, they can be complemented by other sweet items.
The toppings, dippings, and sides are part of the fun because they allow you to customize the meal for your guests.
If you need some inspiration, try these options:
●Turkey sandwich and coleslaw is a perfect lunch option, especially if you have leftovers from Thanksgiving or Christmas.
If you don’t have leftover turkey, roast chicken works just as well.
●Mashed potatoes and gravy; What better way to balance your sweet roll than with mashed potatoes and gravy?
This classic dish goes perfectly with a sweet roll and brings out the flavor in the dough.
●Fried egg and bacon; Get your day off to a great start with a fried egg and bacon sandwich on top of a sweet roll.
The savory meat will help balance the sweetness so it won’t be too overpowering early in the morning.
●Serve sweet rolls with a fruit salad made with fresh fruit, such as strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and bananas.
Add a dollop of whipped topping and sprinkle chopped nuts over the top of the salad to make it more special.
●Make a cold fruit soup to serve with sweet rolls.
Chop fresh fruit into bite-size pieces and combine it with an equal amount of orange juice.
Chill the mixture until it is cold, and add additional fresh fruit or a dollop of whipped topping just before serving.
●Make a smoothie from fresh or frozen fruit, milk, and yogurt to serve with sweet rolls.
Combine any combination of fruits in a blender, such as strawberries, raspberries, and bananas.
Add enough milk to allow the blades to do their job, toss in some yogurt for an extra dose of calcium and blend until smooth.
How Can I Upgrade My Sweetroll Leftovers?
●Make a quick coffee cake by sprinkling the rolls with cinnamon, sugar, and baking in a muffin tin.
●Chop up cooked rolls and add them to oatmeal or creamy rice pudding.
●Use them as the base for ice cream sandwiches. Spread one half of a roll with softened butter, then top with vanilla ice cream and another roll.
How to Store Sweetrolls
Sweet rolls can be refrigerated or frozen, depending on how quickly you plan to consume them.
●How to freeze
It’s best to freeze sweet rolls before they are frosted or glazed; freeze the frosting separately and apply it after thawing.
To freeze, wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and put them in resealable freezer bags for up to one month.
Be sure to label the bags with the date and the name of the food.
●How to Refrigerate
Refrigerate sweet rolls in a sealed container.
Cover the container with plastic wrap, then place it in the refrigerator.
The rolls should stay fresh for 2-3 days.
●How to Reheat
To reheat frozen sweet rolls, place them on a baking sheet and cook them until they’re warmed through.
You can also thaw the sweet rolls overnight in the refrigerator and reheat them for about 10 minutes at 350 °F.
Tips and Variations
●make sure your flours are completely mixed up for the batter to come out evenly.
●Pay close attention when frying them up; they go from perfect to burnt quickly.
● Be sure to add plenty of cinnamon, as it’s the secret ingredient that gives these rolls their unmistakable flavor.
●When you’re slicing your rolls, be careful not to cut them too thick, or they may burn before the inside is fully cooked.
●Try topping them with your favorite fruit jam or smooth peanut butter.
●Choose any kind of filling for them — strawberries and whipped cream, for example — or add some chopped nuts or raisins to the batter.
Now you’ve got the ultimate sweetroll, in all its flaky and gooey glory.
The recipe is simple, requiring a few ingredients that an average baker probably has on hand.
Unlike some more complex sweetroll recipes, this one is guaranteed to be a winner with almost any crowd.
Next time you have guests, look no further than giving them this divine treat.
If you own a bakery, sweetrolls will be a hit for your business.
Baked Zesty Sweetroll Recipe
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.
- mix melted butter, eggs, milk, vanilla, and 3/4 cup brown sugar In a separate large bowl
- Add flour mixture to the wet ingredients and stir until just combined (do not overmix). Set aside for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, combine the remaining 3/4 cup brown sugar with cinnamon in a small bowl.
- Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat and grease with nonstick cooking spray. Scoop batter out by heaping tablespoonfuls onto a griddle, then sprinkle batter evenly with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
- Bake the cake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. To test whether it is ready, insert a toothpick; if it comes out clean, then it’s fully baked.
- Let it cool for 10 minutes in the pan; transfer to a wire rack. Let cool completely before slicing.