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Healthy Skillet Cinnamon Rolls from Savoring the Flavoring

This lil guy is gluten-free, dairy-free and almost entirely refined-sugar free (other than the teeeeeeeeeeny, almost-not-even-worth-mentioning amount in the vanilla bean paste). Perfect for special weekend mornings and together time with family and friends!

This recipe comes to us via Savoring the Flavoring and Vital Farms

Ingredidents

Batter:

  • ½ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup unsweetened nutmilk 
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp birch xylitol (or maple syrup)
  • 2 tbsp pasture-raised butter

  
Cinnamon Filling:

  • 2 tbsp pasture-raised butter
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • lil drizzle of vanilla-bean paste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of sea salt


Icing:

  • 2 tbsp cashew butter
  • juice of ½ a lemon
  • lil drizzle maple syrup
  • lil drizzle vanilla-bean paste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees + stick a small 6" cast iron skillet in there as it heats up.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together ½ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour + 1 tsp baking powder + 1 tsp cinnamon + a pinch of sea salt.
  • In a measuring cup, whisk together ½ cup unsweetened nutmilk (I used my homemade cashew milk) + 2 eggs + 1 tbsp vanilla extract + 1 tbsp maple syrup + 2 tbsp melted butter.
  • Make a little well in the center of the flour mixture + dump in the milk mixture, whisking until incorporated.
  • For the cinnamon filling, mix 2 tbsp melted butter + 2 tbsp maple syrup + a drizzle of vanilla-bean paste + 1 tsp cinnamon + a pinch of sea salt
  • Take the hot skillet out of the oven + spray it with coconut oil spray, then spoon a little bit of the cinnamon filling into the bottom. Pour the batter into the skillet + spoon the rest of the cinnamon filling on top of the batter in a swirly pattern.
  • Stick it back in the oven + bake for 15 minutes.
  • While that's doin' its thaaaaaaang, make the "icing": mix 2 tbsp cashew butter + the juice of ½ a lemon + a little drizzle each of maple syrup + vanilla bean paste.
  • When the roll comes out of the oven, immediately spoon the icing on top + devour.