I Wanna Chai Cinnamon Maple Rolls
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ butter, softened
  • ⅛ cup brown sugar
  • ⅛ cup maple sugar
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ slivered almonds, toasted
  • Maple syrup for drizzling
  • 5 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp cardamom
  • 2 tsp gr. Cloves
  • 1 tsp gr. Coriander
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 5-6 star anise seeds, crushed
  1. In bowl of stand mixer with dough hook attachment, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, egg, and milk until manageable dough forms. If dough is too sticky, add another tablespoon of flour and mix. Continue process until dough is workable.
  2. On lightly floured surface, roll into ¼ inch thick oval shape.
  3. Mix butter and spices (cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, coriander, ginger, pepper, star anise) in small bowl.
  4. Toss apples and raisins with sugars (brown and maple, if using) in another bowl.
  5. Spread butter mixture onto rolled out dough. Top with apples-raisin mixture.
  6. Roll dough into log starting from one end of oval tip and rolling to the other.
  7. Cut into 1 inch slices and place on prepared baking sheet.
  8. Bake at 450 degrees about 10 minutes or a light golden colour.
  9. Remove from oven and allow to cool a couple minutes before moving to wire rack.
  10. Top with toasted almonds and brush with maple syrup and serve warm or allow to cool completely.
Recipe by My Wife's Muffin at http://mywifesmuffin.ca/2015/03/i-wanna-chai-cinnamon-maple-rolls.html