Cinnamon Rolls

I have made cinnamon rolls multiple times. They were actually on my dad’s dessert rotation a couple times. It’s harder with me not living near him to make them since you want them fresh. And, with a baby around, it’s kind of hard to make them in Maryland on a visit since they require a lot of time, even if the time is just for rising.

Well, here is a recipe that made me excited to try them again, and they really are faster than the usual batch…but I thought just as delicious. Maybe more so since they were a bit easier? I made them twice within a week since it uses half a block of cream cheese, and I wanted to use the whole block. What else do you make with cream cheese? I have a few meals and desserts, but most require a whole block.

By the way…I totally glazed these without letting them cool properly the first time since I was so excited about eating them. That’s why they look a bit…messy…they looked better once they cooled, and better the second time. But I forgot to take pictures that time. Because…you know, cinnamon rolls were fresh and ready to be eaten.

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Braided Strawberry Bread

Today is a special day for K and me: 3 years of being married! It’s also our last wedding anniversary without a baby. Dun dun dun… In honor of the special occasion, I am sharing a recipe I would never have bothered with if I wasn’t married to K. He loves fruit treats. He said this treat should be called strawberry bread pudding because it does get nice and soft, but still remains bread-like. It didn’t last very long because it can work as an afternoon snack or for breakfast.

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