Published On: Wed, Sep 11th, 2019

Cinnamon Rolls

Roll up! Roll up! Get your cinnamon rolls while they’re hot!

This gorgeous Cinnamon Rolls recipe from Alpro is the perfect Autumn pudding. Vegan and easily made gluten-free, everyone can enjoy this treat!
TIP: If you don’t have any apple sauce, a mashed ripe banana will work too!

Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

Servings 8
Author Alpro

Ingredients

  • 300 ml Alpro Almond Unsweetened Drink
  • 500 g spelt flour
  • 1 sachet yeast (7g)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 7 tbsp apple sauce
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • a pinch of salt

FOR THE FILLING

  • 150 g apple sauce
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 75 g chopped nuts (hazelnuts, almonds, pecans...)

FOR THE TOPPING

  • Alpro Plain Unsweetened plant-based alternative to yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas Mark 7.

  2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.

  3. Heat the Alpro Almond Unsweetened Drink slowly in a pan, then dissolve the yeast in it and let it rest for 5 minutes. Add the Alpro Almond Unsweetened Drink, apple sauce, sugar, baking powder and salt to the flour, then stir slowly with a wooden spoon until it becomes a sticky dough. Sprinkle some flour on a work surface and knead the mixture into a ball. Cover and leave to rise in a floured bowl for 20-30 minutes.

  4. For the filling, chop the nuts finely and mix with the apple sauce, cinnamon and maple syrup. Sprinkle the work surface with flour again then, with a rolling pin, roll the dough to about 5mm (1⁄4in) thick.

  5. Brush the dough with the filling. Roll up and cut into segments of 3cm (11⁄4in). Put these rolls in a greased baking dish; ideally where they fit perfectly against each other and the edge of the dish, as they may unroll if not. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, make the topping. Mix the Alpro Plain Unsweetened with the icing sugar, then drizzle over the baked cinnamon rolls. Yum!

Find more cinnamon recipes here, or try these other Autumn recipes!

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