This recipe is sleeping in my phone since March or April I guess.
I remember two episodes happening in parallel at that time, enjoying a tea tasting experience and stalking my friends and fellow bloggers Bonbon Taste & My Sweet Tooth Cuisine while making cinnamon rolls.
I found a beautiful jar of dried rose petals at the shop where we enjoyed the tea tasting and also I wanted to make those cinnamon rolls so bad.
Well, what happened was that I ended up making rolls, but with pistachios & dried roses, and couldn’t be happier with the result.
Now, what happened that it took me 8 months to post the recipe 😅 relocation happened 🙈
Sorry beautiful rose & pistachio rolls that it took you so long to be seen.
The recipe is easy to follow and so delicious. It’s one of those creations that makes me proud and happy 🙈
Pistachio and rose rolls
- 1 cup chopped pistachios
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 120 g butter
- 1 tsp ground cardamom
- Petals of 6-8 dried rose cloves, crushed into very small pieces
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 80 g butter
- 3&1/4 cup flour
- 1 tbsp instant dry yest
- 250 g cream cheese
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup milk
- Start by making the dough.
- Melt butter and set aside.
- Slightly warm the milk and set aside.
- Mix the butter, sugar, milk and egg and mix well.
- Add flour and instant yeast and mix until a soft dough ball is formed.
- Put the dough in a glass bowl previously brushed with oil, cover and let sit in the counter for 1-2 hours, or until it doubles in size.
- When the dough is ready, prepare the filling.
- Make sure your butter is very soft, it should have a spreadable consistency.
- Butter the pan where you're gonna bake the rolls and set aside.
- Roll the dough into a floured surface. try to make a 20 cm by 30 cm rectangle.
- Spread butter over the dough and sprinkle the entire surface with sugar.
- Top with chopped pistachios and crushed rose petals.
- Roll the dough into a cylinder and cut into 10 - 12 slices.
- Preheat the oven to 180C.
- Once the rolls are ready bake for 25-30 min or until golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly.
- Meanwhile prepare the frosting.
- Mix the cream cheese, milk and sugar and pour over the baked rolls.
1 cup = 1 standard cup, volume 240 ml
If you live in a cold place, like I do, you may put the dough in the oven with the light on, so it will double in size quickly.