• María Fernanda López

Chocolate Caramel Cinnamon Rolls (Low Carb & Gluten Free)

Calling all chocolate and cinnamon lovers! This recipe is ready to rock your tastebuds in the most easiest and delicious way possible... Chocolate Caramel Cinnamon Rolls, sharing is optional!


For this recipe I kept is very simple but I also wanted to add a twist of some holiday vibes such as cinnamon and caramel chocolate a nice level up that will be a great recipe to bake no matter the season. We are keeping it gluten free and low carb as well!



About these Chocolate Caramel Cinnamon Rolls:

How can we say no to a cozy and easy desserts? There's something irresistible about the taste and texture that I just couldn't resist using this cinnamon combo in a chocolate caramel roll?! This recipe is low carb, high protein and easy to make.


In this recipe we are using simple ingredients and low carb. We are using keto friendly bread mix to make the easiest cinnamon rolls ever, with a delicious filling of caramel dark chocolate pieces and a creamy topping made from free yogurt and chocolate grass-fed whey protein.


The Base, Simple, crunchy and fluffy!

Adding some chunky-ness and antioxidants factor with the chocolate. I included some dark chocolate and raw cacao powder to add that chocolate flavor and nutrients our bodies always appreciate! So these are not the usual cinnamon rolls!


Soft, melts in your mouth and just the best of both worlds. For snack or dessert these bars are just a great idea and good to keep in your freezer, no need to bake or cook... so this recipe is basically fail proof.



Made with simple ingredients and minimal steps that makes these bars even better and convenient, only the best way to start the day; gluten free, low carb and dreamy tasting snack, breakfast or treat. In a caramel chocolate cinnamon rolls... dessert or snack! Sign this recipe reporting for duty!


And because we all love a good easy and convenient snack I kept it super easy, made with the simplest ingredients that are also good for you!



Key Ingredients:

Okay, so as I mentioned earlier I'm using Beyond Good Caramel Chocolate that it is a chocolate from single origin from Madagascar 73% dark, the perfect contrast of sweet and dark notes I love in a chocolate.. But I'm also using keto bread mix to make things easier, in this case it's from Scotty's, a brand that I recently got to try and actually find very uselful and versatile!


Also,grass-fed protein to give that extra touch of chocolate to the topping, my favorite one is from Marigold. Always a favorite for me because of the quality and ingredients... the taste is also amazing! You can use code PURELYHL for discount.




Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Chocolate Caramel Cinnamon Rolls:

A very complete recipe here! They key is always choosing better ingredients; in this occasion we are adding that sweetness with Alullose as a replacement of regular sugar that has a lower impact in blood sugar.


The chocolate and cinnamon creates a perfect holiday and satisfying recipe, for snack or dessert! You just have to make these easy protein bars.


Super nutrient dense and extremely easy to make! Only mix and bake! The bread mix makes it easier to make, also, leaving the dough to rest (covered) helps a lot!


Nutritional Benefits of this Recipe:

Well, we are keeping it low sugar by using Alullose, and we are avoiding inflammatory ingredients such as gluten, artificial flavors, colors or something funky. This is simple, the protein that I used is made with simple ingredients!


The protein here is also key, proteins are made from amino acids that are the building blocks from our DNA, plus we all know that they are key part of the recovery of our muscle from the every day activities.


And the chocolate we are using is made from one single origin from Madagascar and it's also 73% dark, the sweet spot! Made with simple ingredients, a source of antioxidants and goodness!



The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of protein, nutrients and flavor!



Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Keto Friendly

  • High Protein

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!



The end result

Super soft and chunky thanks to the combination of chocolate pieces with the creamy greek yogurt on top. This chocolate here makes it even more flavorful, plus it's so easy to make that will even be great to make with your kids, or by anyone with little experience in the kitchen. The texture of the dense bread with the creaminess of the greek yogurt topping is just perfect!


As dessert, snack or breakfast! These rolls with a touch of chocolate whey protein combination is just a dream that will make you want to make more, these are THICK and so flavorful... so irresistible!



Perfect to enjoy at any time of the day; morning or evening. These can be also stored in the freezer and enjoy to satisfy that sweet tooth without all the inflammatory effects from gluten and sugars at any time.


Pro tip: You can even serve it some Rx Sugar Alullose Syrup!



This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a high protein, low carb and gluten free chocolate caramel cinnamon roll.



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With love,

María


 

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Chocolate Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

By María Fernanda López

Serves 9 servings


Ingredients

Base

  • 1 pack of Scotty's Keto Bread Mix (or your favorite bread mix)

  • 1 tsp of manuka honey

  • 1 + 1/4 cup of warm water

  • 1 pack on instant yeast

  • 2 tbsp of coconut oil or MCT oil

  • 1/4 cup of alullose

  • 2 tbsp of cacao powder

  • 1 tsp of cinnamon

Filling

Topping


Method

  1. Dissolve the instant yeast in the war water with honey and let it sit for a couple of minutes while you mix the dry ingredients.

  2. In a bowl mix the bread mix, cacao powder, cinnamon and alullose.

  3. Add the oil and water and mix well. Cover the bowl and let it sit for at least 1 hour.

  4. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  5. Roll the dough into a rectangle (PRO TIP: use plastic kitchen wrapping paper and a kitchen roller).

  6. Add the stuffing and roll from and cut into 9 pieces. You can place them in a muffin cup too and bake from there.

  7. Bake for 20 minutes.

  8. For the topping: in a bowl mix the greek yogurt, whey protein and alullose.

  9. Once the rolls have cooled down top with the greek yogurt mix and finally add the leftover chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

 

Nutritional Information per serving (139 kcal)

Fat: 7.2g

Carbs: 27.1g

Fiber: 22.6g

Net Carbs: 4.5g

Protein: 6.6g


 


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