Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls
A tempting combination of silky caramel and tart apples, all rolled up in a flaky and delicate cinnamon roll guaranteed to make any breakfast amazing.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Servings: 10 to 12 Cinnamon Rolls
- 2 1/2 - 3 cups All Purpose flour
- 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 package instant yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup milk
- 3 Tablespoons softened butter
- 1 large egg (lightly beaten)
- 5 Tablespoon softened butter
- 4 - 5 Tablespoons cinnamon (to taste)
- ½ Cup of white sugar
- ½ Cup brown sugar
- 1 Teaspoon of nutmeg
- 2 Large apples (peeled, cored, and diced)
- 1 16 ounce package of caramel squares
- ½ Cup of heavy cream
- 1 Tablespoon of butter
Mix 2 1/2 cups of flour, sugar, salt, and yeast until well combined. Set aside.
Heat water, milk, and butter to about 115 degrees.
Add water, milk, and butter mixture to dry ingredients and add egg.
Using a dough hook on a stand mixer, mix on a low setting.
Add remaining flour a Tablespoon at a time to form a smooth dough.
Continue to mix for 5-6 minutes.
Allow dough to rest for 3-5 minutes.
Next, use a rolling pin to roll into a rectangular shape.
Spread the softened butter on the rectangle of dough.
Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar.
Sprinkle apples evenly on dough.
Beginning with the long side of the rectangle, tightly roll the dough, so the cinnamon and sugar are on the inside.
Cut the rolled dough into 10-12 even pieces.
Place the cut dough into a greased 9 x 13-inch rectangle pan.
Place rolls in a warm, draft-free place and allow to rise until doubled in size.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place rolls in the oven and bake for 25 minutes until golden brown.
Remove from oven and cool completely before saucing.
In medium sauce pan on low heat, melt butter, caramel and heat heavy cream together.
Pour over cooled cinnamon rolls.
Finally, store cinnamon rolls in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 458mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 59g | Vitamin A: 11.3% | Vitamin C: 2.3% | Calcium: 9.8% | Iron: 1.5%