It’s the middle of the year, and that always has me hankering for one thing…adventure. The first half of the year has been devoted to new projects, getting things done, and setting things up. Now, it feels like the time to break free. I want to go on long hikes, rent a bicycle in the city and find a restaurant I’ve never been to before. Host a brunch party in my backyard, and buy a dress that I would never usually wear. No matter what adventure you find yourself striking out on, these cinnamon buns are just the thing. That bright splodge of sweet blueberry cream cheese glaze takes these away from being a warming, but stodgy treat, and lifts them into being elegant, fragrant and almost light (well…almost). The buns themselves are small too – these aren’t the kind of rolls that you’ll need to take a nap after.
These are the kind of rolls that give you the burst of energy that you need to keep hiking, shopping, cycling or brunching. And may I say, they are particularly perfect at brunch: just the right thing to bring out after the more savoury items, when everyone is just relaxing and drinking coffee. Kind of like a brunch dessert, but more like a full stop on the meal. Anyway, like I said, these are very versatile. Whatever adventure you find yourself on, I can’t imagine that a batch of purple-splodged buns would do anything but make it better. Hope you try these!
Recipe and photography by Sarah Coates of The Sugar Hit