Apple Blossom

Prep Time: 30 min.
Bake Time: 25 min.
Servings: 8
Difficulty: Intermediate

Layers of pillowy soft bread and apples coated with gooey cinnamon and sugar to make a delicious pull-apart treat.


12 Rhodes White Dinner Rolls, dough thawed to room temperature
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 small apples, peeled, cored and sliced into 1/4 inch slices

2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1-2 tablespoons apple cider
1/2 cup powdered sugar


Cut each roll in half. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Press and stretch each roll half into a 3 inch long piece of dough. Dip in melted butter and press into cinnamon sugar mixture. Start in the middle of a sprayed 9 inch round baking pan and place one roll piece wrapped around an apple piece. Then place a row of apple slices leaning against the dough. The next row, layer pressed and dipped dough, then apples until there are 4 rows each of apples and dough. Sprinkle any left over cinnamon sugar mixture over top of dough.

Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise until doubled. Remove wrap and bake at 350 degrees F 20-25 minutes. While baking make glaze.

Melt butter in sauce pan and add brown sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer and stir for two minutes. Stir in cider, return to a boil and remove from heat. Let cool slightly. Gradually stir in powdered sugar. If glaze is too thick, add a little more cider. Drizzle or brush glaze over warm, baked Apple Blossom.

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