September 2019 Baking Challenge

This month’s challenge recipe is for Gooey Cinnamon Rolls! All of the details and rules are below.

Gooey Cinnamon Rolls


$75 Amazon.com gift card
$75 Amazon.com gift card

How It Works

Follow these steps to participate in the challenge:

To Participate:

Make a batch of Gooey Cinnamon Rolls.

How and Where to Share:

Take a photo and share before Setpember 30th 11:59pm MST. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO.

There’s also TWO BONUS entries:

1) Leave a star recipe review + comment on the recipe post.

2) Receive an automatic bonus entry if you’ve participated in any previous baking challenge before using the widget. You must be logged into the widget to receive this bonus.

How to Win:

Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of two $75 Amazon.com gift cards.

the details…

Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! Winner will be notified and must reply with Amazon account email address. If there’s no response within 2 business days a new winner will be chosen. This prize is available to anyone in the world who can shop with Amazon. I will buy your gift card from your country’s Amazon website in the market value equivalent to U.S. dollars. Official Terms & Conditions are in the entry submission widget just below.

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About the Recipe

Gooey Cinnamon Rolls


Tip One: You can knead the cinnamon roll dough with a stand mixer OR by hand, but it will take a few extra minutes because it’s such a rich dough. Just make sure it passes the windowpane test before you sit it aside to rise. Learn more about How to Knead here.

Tip Two: These can be assembled the day before! Refrigerate the shaped unbaked cinnamon rolls in the pans you plan to bake them in. I like to let them rise at room temperature for about 30 minutes before refrigerating to give them a jump start on rising. Cover the rolls tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. When getting ready to bake, loosen the plastic wrap and let rise at room temperature until doubled in size.

Tip Three: The recipe calls for a simple frosting, but feel free to use the cream cheese icing listed in the pink box in the recipe blog post instead if you prefer!


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