The only change I made was using Active dry yeast instead of instant yeast, as it was all I had and yeast is hard to come by in these quarantimes. I was soooo lucky to be able to test this recipe! I really really really recommend my GF people try this out. Hi. I actually had a blog several years ago and wanted to continue but ultimately decided to hold off because work and parenting demands were too high. Please let me know. I made this for thanksgiving dinner for myself while the other 17 guests had turkey. Eric suggested they would make a great vegan taco filling! I shared them with all of my non-vegan friends, and one even said they were better than any non-vegan cinnamon roll she’d ever had! Strap in Ladies! I really can’t taste the difference. Made these cinnamon rolls for a Mother’s Day gathering with family (I’m the lone vegan in the bunch), and they were a MASSIVE hit! 02 (4.70) Christina's man Dixon is home. Though I cook for friends would be economical if I could freeze portions. I had one turn out too dry and it tasted good but I had to spoon it out of the pan. My son picked out the meatloaf and I made it by the book. Meatloaf use to be one of my daughters favorite meals. i love it so much!!! This is my go to cinnamon roll recipe! Thanks for taking the time to let me know, and for the warm words. This is perfect :). Maybe I did’t knead it long enough ? I was so impressed :) BONUS – it comes with a packet of yeast! While I’m sure you’ve received much more meaningful awards, I did choose you in my nomination of the Blogger Recognition Award because of how influential your work has been to me. My lentil loafs have always been a FAIL because they just turn into a lentil mess. Just made this and it was delicious! I gave a shout out and linked back to it from my blog. Add the oil into a large skillet, and increase the heat to medium. I hope you enjoy the cinnamon rolls :). I hope you enjoy the rolls if you decide to try them out. I have been watching your stories lately and waiting for the final recipe to come out. We seem to have an abundance of them in our house! But this one I give 1 out of 5. Do you think pecans would work? Want cinnamon rolls prepped for breakfast the next day? Hope this helps! . I made them last night at the request of my vegan daughter, and I think they might be the best cinnamon rolls I’ve ever had. I bet my kids would love helping with these. I’d say it’s in my top 3 for sure. Hey! Thank you so much for the amazing recipe to start 2011! It can be tricky making swaps in vegan baking, and even trickier when you go gluten-free, too. These look AMAZING! I promise, as long as you read everything over before you begin, you'll be fine—they're actually quite easy to make. It is such a handy snack, and I find as vegans it is hard sometimes to have grab and go food, we can’t just slap a sandwich together, these little cupcakes are a full meal in a couple bites! I didn’t have green lentils, so I used 3/4 cup of french lentils and 1/4 cup of red lentils – I had to cook them a bit longer, but it was great, and I didn’t find it too heavy on my stomach which I find with most loaves. Thanks in advance! I’ve got a family BBQ this weekend where I’m in charge of the sweets and this recipe is coming with me! I am hoping to make these for a girl’s weekend away. These were the best Christmas morning cinnamon rolls ever! Delicious, filling, and healthy — ticks all my boxes :-) Thank you so much for generously sharing your creativity and hard work! Thanks! Aw, so lovely to hear it’s become something of a Thanksgiving tradition! Thanks for the great recipes, and happy new year! THANK YOU for sharing your talents with the world! These were so delicious. I don’t know of another substitute for them unfortunately. )…then again I did process 75% of the green lentils. So much easier and surprisingly more delicious! Calorie Goal 1,870 cal. We’ll be whipping these up a third time for Mother’s Day…my children can pop them in the oven when we ( or just they!) I look forward to trying this out. Just be sure to cover the dish tightly with plastic wrap while in the fridge.”. I find that it does crumble at fist, but oddly enough when I refrigerated it and take it out the next day for leftovers, it stays together! The best I can find is panko. No nuts as i have a nut allergy :(. That was my big goal as I was writing it up, and I’m so glad I hit the mark. Planning to try making it this weekend with them:), Have fun baking, Jessi! I was surprised how amazing they came out anyways. Just thought you should know that the gluten free flour worked for me!! I really really really recommend my GF people try this out. I think that substitution worked well too, but the rolls were definitely a bit more dense/chewy than a traditional cinnamon roll. These buns freeze well and they endear you to friends and family! Emma doesn’t “just” teach Peloton classes—she’s also a dancer and a model. I’m so happy to hear you loved them :), These were amazing! I live in Estonia and have been unsuccessful in finding a store that sells vegan butter. — Oh She Glows. Finally, I wanted to also let you know that you inspired me to create my own goals/resolutions for 2011 that I am tracking and will work diligently to abide by. The steps Angela gave were a bit overwhelming originally to read but as I went through it made sense and was super helpful. Could I use a 1:1 ratio gluten free flour blend (that’s says they are 1:1) ? It is all worth it though. Add in kosher salt, Thyme, and black pepper. Please let us know if you try anything out. It was my first successful loaf I’ve ever made, and my 8 yr old loved it too! My sister made them for Christmas brunch. I don’t typically bake, so it seemed a bit intimidating, but really wasn’t too challenging. Wonderful things happen when you have dreams! I’ve been making this this regularly ever since. I made this loaf for dinner the other night and loved it! But somehow I found her and each recipe I’ve made has been so delicious. flour/crumb mix–about 1/3 cup oat flour, 1/3 cup GF breadcrumbs, 1/3 cup almond flour. And thanks for your feedback. Not wanting to disappoint him, I decided to make them to start off 2018! haha remember you only saw what was inside the camera frame ;) Don’t worry mine gets destroyed too! If you try them out again, please let me know how it goes! I guess I better eat these up first… ;), Oh yummy ! And it’s funny because I was just coming here to ask you a question about icing sugar! Thanks for the make-ahead option. Drain well. This looks amazing! I hope you enjoy the other recipes in the book just as much. Oh She Glows' Vegan Banana Bread, for example, simply calls for four ripe bananas, ground flaxseed, plant-based milk, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, coconut sugar, rolled oats, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and flour, incorporating fiber, healthy fats, and protein while only using a little sugar. I made them this morning for coffee with friends. Thanks for all your efforts in perfecting this recipe. Instead of plastic wrap I put the pan inside a clean, recycled grocery produce bag. I recommend finding the items you use most often and always have them on hand. I didn’t think it was sweet, definitely a savoury dish. Hey Karen, Oh I’m so happy you both enjoyed it! This results in a perfectly seasoned loaf and, trust me, the batter tastes so good! I hope you just love these rolls if you give the recipe a try, Davin! For the balsamic reduction: In a medium saucepan, bring the vinegar to a low boil over medium-high heat. Or maybe it was just so good that I subconsciously cut bigger pieces! Absolute success; most delicious thing I’ve eaten in a long time and its fanatic that I made it thanks for the recipe!! Baked them in the morning. Thanks, Angela! Thanks for this! One of my best friends is a vegan, and I think I’ll make these for her for breakfast on her birthday next week! It sounds like something went awry though. You can never go wrong with more cinnamon…haha! I do like meatloaf, and my husband and I both eat meat, but we’re also very into vegetarian cooking. They look so creative, healthy, and life-enriching. I’m so glad you enjoy this one so much. I hope 2018 is off to a great start! I made this for the first time today for Easter. What a great way to begin Veganuary! After that, remove the dish from the oven and preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Does anyone know if I can use yellow lentils instead of green lentils? If you do try it out I’d love to know how it goes! Left out the olive oil and used fresh bread crumbs, super moist and delicious! This fits the bill. Thanks, Angela! Grab the end of the dough (short side of rectangle) and roll it up, rolling as tightly as possible. So we’re not a vegan family, but digestive problems put some serious restrictions on what foods I can tolerate so I’ve always been on a quest to find dinners we can all enjoy as a family without me having to eat a separate meal. Thanks. :) Hope this helps! Thanks for the baseline recipe – happy holidays. Hi! Maybe applesauce? Thanks for experimenting for us! If you’ve been…” Is this an either or type of issue? I’m so glad you like the recipe, and it’s great to know freezing it worked out well for you. or are they essentially the same thing? I made these yesterday/today for Mother’s Day and had to report back before I forgot! I just had baby #3 last week, a boy this time and forgot about the whole “sleep” problem. When working with gluten free flour and omitting eggs you need to up the liquids. Thanks, Stephanie–I appreciate it :) I hope you love the cinnamon rolls when you get a chance to make them! I also ground up some oats to make oat flour and added some flax in addition to some other modifications. I’ve read that you can make powdered sugar in a Vitamix from regular granulated sugar (I like the idea of using a non-refined sugar) by just blending it for a bit–but I worry that it would sand-blast the plastic blender pitcher. Looks absolutely gorgeous! Steamed cabbage becomes the perfect holder for a flavorful mushroom, lentils and rice mix. Took my chances and doubled the recipe. hmm…, Angela, Let cool 3-5 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack, and brush with melted vegan butter if desired for an extra buttery tasting roll. I got diagnosed with thyroid cancer when my youngest was 6 months old and then colon cancer when my girls were 2 and 4. I have a ton of cream cheese frosting left over and it’s going to be hard not to just start spreading it on everything. Even minor changes to this recipe can result in a loaf that doesn’t stick together as well. I tried this recipe because I’m trying to force “Meatless Monday” into our weekly routine. I know what you mean about the red lentil texture; they are always a bit mushy. I have one question though, do I have to cover them with aluminum foil while baking? SO DELICIOUS! They turned out amazing! Thanks for the heads up. Secondly, I only have soy milk on hand. It is just as delicious as it looks and it really stays together! Thanks for doing all the hard work and then sharing with us. Are the glass? Where I live (Toronto area) I’m able to find it in a lot of grocery stores (Fortinos, Longos, Loblaws stores) or if you’re not in Canada I’m sure a lot of grocery stores in the US carry Earth Balance as it is an American company! But the cost of quality ingredients is what scares me from having too many baking ‘flops’ haha. Hey Dave, So glad you tried out the cinnamon rolls and enjoyed them! Thank you! Thanks for sharing all these awesome recipes with us! I’m wondering if you have frozen the loaf before and how that worked out for you. Keep going and spreading the vegan love, Cabbage Rolls . My only variation to this recipe was I used brown sugar instead of cane sugar for my filling, and probably way more cinnamon than called for. They were perfect. Your blog and recpes have been hugely inspirational to me in my journey to start Life of Plenty. Let's get social! Thanks for the inspiration. As for using actual dates, it would take some experimenting since they would need to be blended into a paste, and the wet to dry ratio of the recipe would need some tweaking. Could you recommend any substitute (would coconut oil work)? Hope this helps! I haven’t tried it before so I’m not sure. I haven’t tried making a homemade version before, but I would like to try in the future. One of us is gluten free! These look so so so yummy. one day at a time To reheat, simply unwrap and pop them frozen onto a baking sheet and into the oven for 10 to 12 minutes at 350°F (180°C) until warmed throughout. Makes about 8 thick, mouth-watering slices. Thanks so much! I hope they’re a hit :). Set aside for about 6 to 7 minutes so the yeast can activate (it’ll look foamy when ready). Nicole is a life long vegetarian and the author of the popular vegan cookbook, Weeknight One Pot Vegan Cooking. 1000 Vegan Recipes has s good lentil loaf I usually use but I am going to have to try yours now too! I live on the Danforth and food stores here can be expensive. They are incredible!!! I can’t see why it wouldn’t work. I was so impressed :) BONUS – it comes with a packet of yeast!”, “OMG!!! Fat 66g. I probably wouldn’t try 100% whole wheat flour as it could be drying. Set aside to cool. Thanks! The detailed steps were perfect! I think the apple and raisins lifted the heaviness of all the lentils. Bring to a low boil over high heat, reduce the heat to medium-high, and then simmer the lentils uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes until tender. I’m so happy you and your aunts are loving them. Finally made it for our family Christmas yesterday. You tha best!! I couldn’t wait until you posted the actual recipe, it looked so good on your instagram! The storebought ones are pricey. I waited until they looked like your picture and voila! Thanks for the great and helpful comment, Vivien. Delicious! Some work – some don’t!! I do enjoy baking, but cinnamon rolls didn’t seem like territory I’d want to venture into… How can you compete with places like Cinnabon?! My mom made this last night, as my family was having lamb chops and I am vegetarian. Angela Liddon’s recipes are fresh, enticing, and approachable. Have a wonderful Christmas! So fun that you were following along on Insta. Yummy! Hope this helps! Thank you so much for all of the delicious vegan recipes! I hope you enjoy them, Juliette. I will definitely buy a bigger glass dish and rolling pin. Being the vegan in the family used to leave my mom stumped, but once I started bringing this around about 3 years ago everybody begs for it this time of year! ha!). It makes a wonderful New Year’s meal if you aren’t feeling the Black Eyed Peas. I never would have rolled that out publically if it wasn’t for your lead. Amazing!!!!!! Feb. 2016. I know I should trust your judgment but I’m slightly cautious…. Uh, even my daughter ate them (she doesn’t like sweet stuff) Thank you so much for sharing this recipe! So, when you do decide to make it, give yourself a couple hours (I made my lentils from scratch). I have made this many, many times, everyone loves it. I substituted fennel stalks from the garden instead of celery. Carefully remove cabbage rolls … It tasted wonderful and the glaze was beyond amazing. Just think of the possibilities…. Do you think leaving out the pan sauce would help them cook more evenly? Half a mini loaf was very filling. So sorry you were up to your eyeballs in lentil fails! Also, I just bought your cookbook. Even though this recipe technically requires about 2 hours and 45 minutes total time, only 30 to 40 minutes of that are active. Because I’ll be busy the week before, I was wondering if there was a way I could prep and then freeze the dough at the first rise. Thanks so much for the great recipe! See my tips below for how to make these the night before, too. From one busy momma to another, I wondered if this recipe could work in a bread machine? Have you ever thought of creating your own vegan creamcheese recipe? We got this! Great pictures, great recipes. I am confident they will store well. We enjoyed our lentil loaf with sautéed spinach greens and applesauce! can you clarify the baking time? Will this work in place of the almond milk? I ran out of Earth Balance, so I made a batch of homemade vegan butter (aside from emulsifiers and flavourings, it’s mostly refined/deodorized coconut oil and virgin canola oil), so I can say that for those wondering about using coconut oil, it would probably be a success, especially if you cut about 1/4-1/3 of it with a neutral liquid oil.