There's something truly magical about the enticing aroma of freshly baked cinnamon rolls, especially when they are gluten-free and crafted with love. Here at Relative Foods, we had the pleasure of collaborating with the talented Margaret from MI Gluten Free Gal, a true gem in the Celiac and gluten-free community. She set out to recreate the ultimate gluten-free cinnamon rolls, and the results are nothing short of extraordinary.
Photos courtesy of MI Gluten Free Gal
Meet MI Gluten Free Gal: A True Resource for the Gluten-Free Community
Margaret, the passionate mind behind MI Gluten Free Gal, has been an invaluable resource for those navigating a gluten-free lifestyle. This spring we teamed up with her to ask followers, "Which Recipe Do You Want Recreated Gluten Free?" Among the suggestions of coffee cake, spinach pie, and oyster crackers, the resounding answer was undeniably cinnamon rolls. We couldn't agree more; there's a special place in everyone's heart for a gooey, soft cinnamon roll, generously slathered in sweet frosting.
Margaret embarked on the journey to create the perfect gluten-free cinnamon rolls, and after 6+ attempts, she triumphed with a recipe that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy.
The Journey to Deliciousness: Margaret's Step-by-Step Guide
Margaret's full blog post takes you on a delectable journey through the process of crafting these gluten-free cinnamon rolls to perfection. From making the tangzhong rue to proofing the yeast, her comprehensive guide ensures you achieve the most delightful results.
The dough-making process involves a careful dance of ingredients, including gluten free all-purpose flour, softened butter, and eggs, all combined to create a soft and tender dough. The cooled rue and proofed yeast add that extra touch of magic, making the dough irresistible.
Once the dough is lovingly crafted, Margaret shares tips for chilling the dough to make rolling a breeze. With precision and care, she then creates the filling, infusing the dough with the perfect blend of sugar and spice.
From Rolls to Perfection: Baking and Frosting
As the cinnamon rolls rise to fluffy goodness, Margaret shares the secret to keeping them moist and tender by brushing them with heavy cream before baking. When they emerge from the oven, golden and aromatic, it's time for the grand finale - the cream cheese frosting.
Margaret's frosting recipe combines cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and powdered sugar to create a delectable topping that crowns each roll with sweetness and indulgence.
An Unforgettable Treat for All
Whether you're gluten-sensitive or simply looking to savor the delightful world of gluten-free cuisine, these homemade cinnamon rolls are a must-try. Thanks to Margaret's expertise and Relative Foods' dedication to quality ingredients, you can now indulge in this amazing treat without compromising on flavor.
Explore Margaret's full blog post for detailed instructions, expert tips, and the ultimate gluten-free cinnamon roll recipe. The taste and texture are spot on. Don't forget to share your creations with our gluten-free community - we love to see what you're up to in the kitchen!
The Recipe for Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls: A Heavenly Treat
To Make The Rue
- 2 tbsp Cup 4 Cup brand Multipurpose Flour
- 1/3 c. milk
To Proof the Yeast
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1/4 c warm water (110 degrees)
- 1 pkg active yeast
To Make the Dough
- 1 3/4 c Cup 4 Cup brand Multipurpose Flour (210 grams)
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 5 tbsp softened butter
- 1 egg, room temperature
- (cooled rue)
- (proofed yeast)
- 4 tbsp softened butter
- 1/4 c cane sugar
- 1/4 c. brown sugar
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- (Prior to baking, brush formed rolls with 2-3 tbsp cream)
- 4 oz cream cheese
- 2 tbsp butter, softened
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 c powdered sugar, sifted
This recipe was created by Margaret Clegg of MI Gluten Free Gal.