29 April 2012

apple pie cinnamon rolls

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How to make Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls:

- Prepare your favorite recipe for cinnamon buns.

- After you have rolled out the dough, and you have spread the butter or margarine over the surface but not yet sprinkled on cinnamon sugar — take a can of apple pie filling and finely chop the (gooey, gooey) apples. Spread these over the margarine, then pour on that furry cinnamon-brown-sugar goodness. Roll up, slice, let rise, and bake as usual.

- While buns are rising, whip up some delicious cream cheese frosting — but add a healthy glug of bourbon to the mixture. (And vanilla, lots of vanilla.)

If you have a vanilla bean on hand, scrape out one half of it into your frosting instead of using vanilla extract. I dreamed of making an extra-thick icing accented with vanilla bean bits, then topping the buns with cute little melting, speckled scoops — faux à la mode!

Alas, for my batch this was not meant to be, but the rolls still tasted like some scrumptious apple danish / cinnamon bun hybrid with a naughty dash of booze.



 
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5 comments:

  1. mmm, they still look good! And I like the touch of booze :)

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  2. Thanks love! I can't think of many things a touch of booze wouldn't improve. :)

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  3. mmm this looks so good and easy to make ! i should try :)

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  4. You should Alice, they're so good!

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