Lemon Blueberry Rolls - super soft and fluffy and SO EASY to make from scratch! | Tastes Better From Scratch
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Lemon Blueberry Rolls

These Lemon Blueberry Rolls are super soft and fluffy with a lemon blueberry filling and traditional glaze topping.  They are SO EASY to make from scratch!
Prep Time1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 rolls
Calories: 162kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

For the dough:

  • 1/3 cup very warm water
  • 1/3 cup very warm milk
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 5 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tablespoons butter , melted
  • dash of salt
  • 2 - 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

For the filling:

  • 5 Tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 cup blueberries

For the Glaze:

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter , melted
  • juice from 1/2 of a fresh lemon

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, add warm water, warm milk, yeast and sugar and stir together. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  • In a large stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, add egg, melted butter, salt, flour and yeast mixture.
  • Knead the dough on medium speed for 3 minutes. Cover bowl with a towel and let dough rest for 10 minutes.
  • Knead dough again for 3 minutes. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Knead dough one more time for three minutes. Let rest again for 10 minutes.
  • Lightly grease your counter-top with non-stick cooking spray. Roll dough out into a 15''x 8'' rectangle.
  • Mix the filling ingredients together, except for the blueberries. Spread the mixture evenly over the dough. Sprinkle blueberries over the top.
  • Roll the rectangle horizontally (lengthwise) into a long tube. 
  • Use dental floss or a sharp serrated knife to cut the dough into 12 even slices. Grease a 9x13'' baking pan. 
  • Put each small dough round into the prepared pan. Cover with greased plastic wrap and allow to rise for 30-45 minutes.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Remove from oven. Stir the glaze ingredients together and drizzle over rolls. Best served warm. Store leftovers in an airtight container. 

Nutrition

Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 29mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 6% | Vitamin C: 3% | Calcium: 1.3% | Iron: 0.5%