Tuesday, January 14, 2014

My new favorite cinnamon rolls

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the cinnamon roll competition my family hosts on Christmas morning.
I mean who doesn't love cinnamon rolls?
My mom's recipe was always our go-to, but then one year my dad shook things up and made a batch.
Thus, the roll competition was born.
My family is extremely competitive {that might be an understatement}.
So each year I try and find a new recipe {because I've never won!} with some sort of twist.
The twist this year?
I found this recipe for Whiskey Cinnamon Rolls and knew this was my winner.
Stayed up late Christmas Eve waiting for my yeast to rise, rolling out my dough and sprinkling with all the cinnamon goodness.
After these bad boys came out of the oven I couldn't wait to slather on the whiskey frosting.
Believe me the whiskey has a kick!
These were even better after the frosting oozed down throughout the rolls.
Be warned, they're strong! 

I was so impressed with all the entries this year!
Everything from classic rolls to bacon cinnamon rolls, hazelnut with mascarpone sweet rolls and "doctored up" honey buns.
I am happy to report though that my whiskey cinnamon rolls received the most votes!
Will definitely be making these again soon.


  1. Those look delicious. And that competition sounds like the best idea for Christmas morning :) perfect

  2. They were insanely good my friend! :)