This recipe from my friend Jackie Bruchez. A wife and mother of three living in Solana Beach, Calif. She is the author of the food blog The Seaside Baker, which focuses on delicious baked desserts and the occasional savory dish. She loves to travel and is currently working on a cookbook featuring West Coast farmers and cuisine.You can’t go wrong when you combine the two best meals of the day: Breakfast and dessert! Tender sautéed apples are rolled into a flaky, sweet dough and topped with a decadent caramel glaze. Get the recipe and tasty topping suggestions and treat yourself!
1INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING
On medium heat, melt butter in a large frying pan
2Once butter is melted add apples, brown sugar and cinnamon and cook on medium heat for five minutes, stirring regularly
3Remove from heat and set aside to cool while making dough
4INSTRUCTIONS FOR ROLLS...
Preheat oven to 400 F.
5In a microwave safe dish, heat buttermilk for 30 seconds. You want it to be warm, but not hot
6Once buttermilk is warm, add oil and stir to combine
7In a separate bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt
In a large bowl, mix buttermilk, oil and yeast with a spoon. Allow to rest for 5 minutes
8Add 3 cups of flour mixture and egg to the bowl and knead until combined. If dough is still sticky after all the flour has been kneaded in, add remaining 1/2 cup of flour and knead until the dough it soft and no longer sticking to the sides
9On a lightly-floured surface, roll dough out into a large rectangle approximately 1/2 inch thick.
Evenly spread dough with the sautéed apple filling mixture
10Beginning with the long side closest to you, tightly roll dough to opposite side, pinching the seam together at the end.
11Cut rolls into 12 even pieces and place in a greased 9-by-13 inch pan
Cover pan with a warm damp cloth and allow rise for about 25 minutes in a dark, warm place
12Once rolls have risen, bake at 400 F for 15 minutes, or until slightly browned.
While rolls are baking, prepare your caramel glaze:
13INSTRUCTIONS FOR CARAMEL GLAZE:
In a medium saucepan, melt caramel, cream and butter. Once melted, remove from heat and add confectioners’ sugar and sea salt. Whisk until smooth
14When rolls are done baking, remove from oven, cool for 5 minutes, and pour glaze
Allow glaze to set for 15 minutes before serving.
After you glaze the rolls, make them extra decadent with: