Recipe By Anela Tripkovic at Kiss My Keto
These gooey and decadent cinnamon rolls are great for breakfast or dessert.
This recipe uses almond flour and mozzarella cheese which makes them hearty with filling while keeping the carbs down.
The Ceylon cinnamon added to the filling has a delicate aroma and slightly sweet taste that regular cinnamon can't provide. The cream cheese topping makes these cinnamon rolls protein-rich, and, thus, quite filling.
1 ½ cups blanched almond flour
1 ½ cups mozzarella
3oz. cream cheese
1 large egg, whisked
½ tsp liquid Stevia
3 tbsp melted butter
2 tbsp Ceylon cinnamon
4 tbsp cream cheese
2 tsp vanilla extract
¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 tbsp lemon juice
½ tsp liquid stevia
Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Add mozzarella and cream cheese to a microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave on high for 1 minute. Remove from microwave and stir.
Microwave for another minute and remove from the microwave.
Transfer the dough onto table covered with parchment paper. Cover the dough with another piece of parchment paper and roll with a rolling pin to ¼-inch thick.
Remove the top paper and spread butter over the dough. Cover with Ceylon cinnamon and roll the dough, until you have a long cylinder.
Cut the cylinder into 8 equal pieces and transfer onto the prepared baking sheet.
Bake the rolls for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
In the meantime, make the topping. Cream together the cream cheese, vanilla, butter, lemon juice, and Stevia.
Once the rolls are done, place on a wire rack to cool down to room temperature.
Top the rolls with cream cheese and serve.
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Cinnamon is a spice that is made from the inner bark of trees scientifically known as Cinnamomum.It has been used as an ingredient throughout history, dating back as far as Ancient Egypt. It used to be rare and valuable and was regarded as a gift fit for kings.
Cinnamon contains powerful antioxidants, such as polyphenols. In a comparison study of 26 spices, cinnamon outranked many "superfoods" like garlic and oregano. Cinnamon has also been know to be used as a natural food preservative.