Molé Cinnamon Rolls

indi chocolate Molé Spice Rub can be used in sweet or savory recipes.

Ingredients for indi chocolate Molé Sweet Rolls:

  • 1 cup lukewarm milk
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, cut up
  • 4 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons instant or active dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tablespoons indi chocolate Molé Spice Rub
  • 1/4 cup indi chocolate cacao nibs

mole spice rub sweet rolls

Ingredients for Maple Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 6 tablespoons (generous 1/3 cup) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • indi chocolate cacao nibs (for garnish)
  • orange zest

how to roll dough

Directions for indi chocolate Molé Sweet Rolls:

  1. Mix together in a bowl by hand or with mixer, milk, eggs, butter, flour, salt, sugar and yeast to make smooth soft dough.
  2. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, turn to grease all sides, cover the bowl, and let the dough rise for 60 minutes, or until it's nearly doubled in bulk.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together, butter, brown sugar, indi chocolate Molé Spice Rub, butter and indi chocolate cacao nibs.
  4. On a lightly greased surface roll dough into a rectangle.
  5. Sprinkle sugar mix all over, evenly. 
  6. Roll into a log starting from the shorter end.
  7. Cut pieces into 12 slices and place the buns in a lightly greased 9" x 13" pan. Cover the pan and let the buns rise until they're nearly doubled, about 30 minutes.
  8. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  9. Uncover the buns, and bake them until they're golden brown, about 20 minutes. While the buns are baking, make the icing.

Directions for indi chocolate Maple Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Beat together cream cheese, vanilla, butter, maple, sugar.
  2. Spread frosting on top of warm indi chocolate Molé Sweet Rolls
  3. Garnish with orange zest and indi chocolate cacao nibs
  4. Enjoy!

mole cinnamon roll