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Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

Servings: 8 rolls
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Rise Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr
Author: Naughty or Nice Cookbook
These pillowy soft Cinnamon Rolls are sweet, buttery and tender, you'd never know they're all natural, refined sugar free, low carb, reduced fat, high fiber, high protein and gluten free!

Ingredients

Cinnamon Roll Dough:

  • 224g (2 cups) Organic Soy Flour
  • 84g (¾ cup) Coconut Flour
  • 48g (¼ cup) Granulated Erythritol
  • 30g (3 tbs) Psyllium Husk Powder
  • 2 tsp Double-Acting Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 187g (¾ cup) Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 11g (1 tbs) Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Natural Butter Flavor
  • 2 tsp Liquid Stevia Extract

Cinnamon-Sugar Filling:

  • 144g (¾ cup) Granulated Erythritol
  • 2 tbs Ground Cinnamon
  • 56g (¼ cup) Coconut Oil
  • 2 tsp Natural Butter Flavor

Instructions

For the Cinnamon Roll Dough:

  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the soy flour, coconut flour, erythritol, psyllium, baking powder and salt.
  • In an electric stand mixer bowl fitted with a beater attachment, add the almond milk, applesauce and yeast. Let sit for 5 minutes. Turn the stand mixer on low speed, then add the eggs, vanilla extract, butter flavor and stevia extract.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the stand mixer and increase the mixer speed to medium. Mix until the ingredients are fully incorporated. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Mixture should be thick, like a dense brownie batter, not like typical bread dough. Scrape down the beater attachment and the sides of the bowl.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in a warm area for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Scoop the dough onto a silicone baking mat and place another silicone baking mat on top. Roll the dough out into a large rectangle until it is ~½” thick. Peel the top silicone baking mat off.

For the Cinnamon-Sugar Filling:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the erythritol and cinnamon.
  • In another small bowl, stir together the coconut oil and butter flavor. Brush this onto the dough, leaving just a small amount left. Use the remaining mixture to grease a 9” springform pan.
  • Sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar mixture over the dough. Gently roll the dough into a log. Make sure that the dough “seam” is on the bottom of the log so it doesn’t unravel. Slice the log into 8 and arrange the rolls inside the pan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until the surface springs back when tapped. Let cool slightly in the pan. Serve immediately, or store in a tightly sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

I originally wasn't going to share the recipe here because I worked so incredibly hard on publishing Naughty or Nice.  But I wanted to provide it here because that way, you can determine whether or not the cookbook is for you!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Cinnamon Rolls
Amount Per Serving (1 cinnamon roll)
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.5g24%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 230mg10%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 250mg25%
Iron 4.5mg25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Bread & Muffins