tag: breakfast pastry
September 21, 2012
These rolls started out as no-knead bread, but then I decided it would be silly to make artisan-style bread in my kitchen when I can walk next door and get artisan-style bread any time. So I backtracked and made them into cinnamon rolls.
The no-knead bread method beginning is fantastic for one thing, though — the flavor in these rolls is beyond the normal cinnamon-and-sugar gooeyness. There’s a rich yeasty flavor that’s developed over the long rise time that makes these taste less like a guilty pleasure and more like a for-serious bread item that just happens to be sweet and buttery.