Thursday, July 15

my creative space...

I put down the crochet hook
I closed the door on the sew machine room
I placed those crafty books on the bookshelf...

....I picked up a wooden spoon
Adorned myself with a homemade apron
opened the fridge and pantry
And got baking.....

Oh they are delicious, delectable, sinful, satisfying, irresistible and great to share around!

I am talking about these Cinnamon Scrolls. One night when the little people were in the land of nod I was reading through some of my fav blogs and noticed that Retro Mummy had blogged about her Cinnamon Scrolls for the third day in a row.  I had to check out what the fuss was all about so I sort out the recipe from Pioneer Woman and watched, step by step, with wonderful photo's how the scrolls were made -

The decision was easy - I had to make them!  I read through the ingredients - Yep I have all of those and in the method there is even a suggestion of where you can stop half way and complete the rest the next day- perfect!  It was already 8.30pm and I figured I could make the dough and finish off the rest the following morning before playgroup!

I halved the recipe and made smaller scrolls by dividing the dough in half again when it came to making them - this resulted in perfect sized scrolls for little people and an incentive for bigger people to have more than one!  The frosting is divine and I was licking it from the spoon when finished!  I added expresso coffee and Maple syrup to the frosting instead of just brewed coffee and I did not have maple flavouring - but it worked out fine!

I took one tray to playgroup, dropped of another tray to my husband at work and left some in my friends letterbox.  The verdict was unanimous - they are extraordinarily the best scroll ever!

I dare you to try and stop at one!  And these are not dainty, sit with your crochet hook and nibble - oh no, these are sticky, lick your fingers and get frosting all over the handle of your mug kind of treat! 

Get the recipe here!  at Pioneer Woman

Check out other creative types at Kristy's....


  1. oh my, they look amazing!
    my mouth is watering!!

  2. Now I'm hungry! Will definetely be putting them on the list to try. What a lovely surprise for your friend when she went to her letterbox.

  3. Oh well done! i had been eyeing those off over at retro mummy's as well. they look amazing!! i am feeling very hungry looking at them.....

  4. oh, i've been eyeing them off too! yummo, would love to find some in my mailbox!

  5. I’m very happy to provide my address if think you might ever need another mailbox to drop some in!!! They sound divine. Why is the blogosphere conspiring to make me round enough to roll down a hill?

  6. They look SOOO good! Saw that post too and thought about giving them a I'm definately in. Hope you are having a wonderful week :)

  7. these are sooooooooooooooooooooooooo yum !!!! best thing the fairy has ever dropped off I reckon x

  8. i think the whole blgosphere has been eyeing off those yummy scrolls!
    look good...I can almost smell them ♥

  9. Ooo I went looking at these over at Pioneer Woman the other day and I like your idea about halving them righto I'm going to have a go!

  10. They look so yummy! Wish I could bake, everything I bake (except fudge) turns out terrible :-(

  11. craving cinnamon rolls the check out that recipe.

  12. OMG Yum, I'm about to start an 8 week Zumba challenge so better wait until after that LOL I seriously doubt I could stop at one :)

  13. I wish some of those would magically appear in my letter box! They look so delicious!


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