Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls with Lemon Cream Cheese Glaze

Ingredients

FOR THE DOUGH:

  • 3 1/4cups flour
  • 2teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1/4cup sugar
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1egg
  • 1/4cup water
  • 3/4cup milk
  • 1/3cup butter, softened

FOR THE FILLING:

  • 1can LUCKY LEAF® Premium Strawberry Fruit Filling & Topping
  • 2teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2teaspoon sugar

FOR THE FROSTING:

  • 4ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3Tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4cup half and half
  • 2teaspoons lemon juice
  • zest of one lemon
  • 1teaspoon vanilla

Directions

Make the dough:

  1. Step 1
    In a small saucepan over medium low heat, add the milk and butter. Stir until butter has melted and remove from heat. Let stand until it is lukewarm temperature.
  2. Step 2
    In large mixing bowl whisk together 2 1/4 cups flour, yeast, sugar and salt. Add to the stand mixer with dough hook attached. (You can also make this by hand, just knead until smooth once all the ingredients are added).
  3. Step 3
    Add the egg and water and mix until just starting to combine. Slowly add in the milk mixture and 1 cup flour until dough starts to form and become smooth.
  4. Step 4
    Let dough rest for 10 minutes.

Bake:

  1. Step 1
    On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough into a large 9X15 square, about 1/4-1/2 inch thick.
  2. Step 2
    Spread strawberry fruit filling evenly on top of the dough.
  3. Step 3
    In small bowl, combine the cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle on top of the strawberry fruit topping.
  4. Step 4
    Roll up the 15 inch side into a log and pinch the seams. Cut into 9-12 slices depending on how thick you want your cinnamon rolls.
  5. Step 5
    Place in a greased 9X13 inch pan, cover with a damp cloth and let rise for 30 minutes.
  6. Step 6
    Preheat oven to 375°.
  7. Step 7
    Bake for 30 minutes or until just golden brown on the top.

Make the glaze:

  1. Step 1
    Beat together the cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar until smooth. Add the half and half, vanilla, lemon juice and lemon zest until combined.
  2. Step 2
    Frost warm cinnamon rolls and enjoy!
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