Friday, February 22, 2019

Blueberry Rolls with Lemon Glaze

This recipe calls for using frozen blueberries (it is still winter, at least here in Ohio), so you don't need to wait until summer to enjoy this recipe.


2 and 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 TBSP granulated sugar
1 TSP salt
1 package Red Star dry yeast (this is 7 grams or 2 and 1/4 TSP)
1/2 cup warm water
1/4 cup whole milk
2 and 1/2 TBSP softened butter
1 egg


1 and 1/2 cup frozen (not thawed) blueberries
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 TSP cornstarch
2 TBSP softened butter


1 TBSP fresh lemon juice
1 cup powdered sugar
1 and 1/2 TBSP whole milk
1/2 TBSP softened butter


Make the filling first. Combine the frozen blueberries, sugar and cornstarch in a bowl. Gently toss and let them sit while you prepare the dough (you'll use the 2 TBSP of softened butter later).

To make the dough, place the yeast in the EZ DOH container and add the warm water and milk. Stir to dissolve the yeast and let that sit for 2 minutes. Add all the rest of the dough ingredients into the container and hand-crank (best to alternatively crank in both directions) for 3-5 minutes. Remove the dough from the container (easiest way is to first remove the entire crank assembly, wiping the dough off the dough hook as you do so). Spray or coat the interior of the container with cooking oil, and put the dough back in the container to let it rise. It's best to cover the container and place it in a warm place to encourage the dough to rise (should take about an hour to double in size).

After the dough has risen, roll the dough out on a smooth surface lightly coated with flour. Roll into a large rectangle about 12 x 17 inches in size.

Now, spread those 2 TBSP of softened butter evenly onto the rolled-out dough. Then, gently spread the blueberry filling over the dough, and then roll everything up in a 'jelly roll fashion'. Now, cut your dough into 9 or 12  even-sized pieces and place these pieces into a greased 9 x 9 inch baking pan (or something close to that size). This now needs to rise again to roughly double in size, which will take about an hour. If you prefer, let it rise slowly over-night in the refrigerator, and then let it finish rising at room temperature (or warmer) for an hour or so before baking.

Bake at 375 degrees for about 23-27 minutes, or until they are golden brown. While this is baking, mix your glaze ingredients, stirring thoroughly to mix in the butter. When the rolls are done and have cooled enough, apply the glaze and enjoy your 'winter' blueberry rolls.


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