Relaxing on Sunday

keep-calm-and-bake-on-sundayAfter a stressful couple of weeks I seem to have returned to the normal speed of life this weekend. After meeting my brother’s new dog, strolling over the market and celebrating my mom’s birthday yesterday, I woke up this morning with the urge to bake once again, so I decided to make some variations on my cinnamon rolls to take with me to my meeting tomorrow. There is something soothing in baking on Sundays and I hope to do so a lot more often!

For my mother-in-law’s birthday party I made these cinnamon rolls that everyone loved, but I wondered if variations were possible. So I just went ahead and tried!

The process is the same, I took out the puff pastry, in this case divided it into four strips to make four different flavoured rolls. I buttered one side of the pastry and then added whatever filling I had. The first one is the classic (brown sugar and cinnamon), then I made one with chocolate chips, another with raspberries and finally one with coconut and dried apricot.

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So here you see the four flavours sitting in the tin to go into the oven, and next to that the final result after about 8-10 minutes at 200°C (about 390ºF).

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Me and hubby being who we are we immediately tried some out. Though everything turned out well we both agreed that the classic and the chocolate chip were the best – they had this lovely moistness that you look for in a roll as far as I know. What do you feel qualifies as a good roll? Any great ideas for new test runs?

I am now going to kick back and enjoy the rest of my Sunday – I hope you do the same!

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3 thoughts on “Relaxing on Sunday

    • I had a friend taste them as well and she loved the raspberry! And when I tried one without having had a chocolate chip or cinnamon one first (or after) I must say the flavour improved.
      So maybe it was just not as much what I expected. I like my rolls a bit sweeter I think.

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