Cinnamon Roll in a Mug

Today we’re looking at a cinnamon roll in a mug that’s lower carb, lower calorie, and a hulk of a cinnamon roll. It’s a simple recipe, with just two ingredients in the dough and a few more for the cinnamon sugar spread. And all that is underneath a sugar free glaze that gives this cinnamon roll in a mug that authentic, freshly baked cinnamon roll feel. 

Today we’re looking at a cinnamon roll in a mug that’s lower carb, lower calorie, and a hulk of a cinnamon roll. It’s a simple recipe, with just two ingredients in the dough and a few more for the cinnamon sugar spread. And all that is underneath a sugar free glaze that gives this cinnamon roll in a mug that authentic, freshly baked cinnamon roll feel.


Ingredients
  • 2/3 C (66g) Carbquick Baking Mix or Bisquick
  • 3/8 C (85g) Fat Free Greek Yogurt vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp (14g) Light Butter I used Land O' Lakes
  • 1 Tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp Granular Sweetener stevia, Swerve, Splenda, etc.

Sugar Free Glaze
  • 2 Tbsp (18g) Swerve Confectioners or a powdered sugar substitute
  • 1/2 Tbsp Water


Instructions
  1. Mix the Carbquick and Greek yogurt together in a bowl, stirring until you can form one ball of dough.
  2. cinnamon roll dough ball in a bowl
  3. Use your hands to press the dough as flat as possible. 
  4. cinnamon roll in a mug dough pressed flat
  5. For best results, use a rolling pin or the backside of a rubber spatula to get the dough as thin as possible. 
  6. cinnamon roll in a mug dough rolled flat
  7. Microwave the butter for 5-10 seconds until melted before stirring in the cinnamon and sweetener. Spread the mixture over the center of the dough. 
  8. cinnamon sugar butter spread over the cinnamon roll dough
  9. Roll the cinnamon roll dough lengthwise before cutting the roll in half. (If you rolled your dough in a long thin rectangle, you may not need to cut the dough.)
  10. cinnamon roll in a mug dough cut in half before microwaving
  11. Place the rolls in a small mug, cut side up. (If you'd like to coat the outside of the cinnamon roll, you can roll them in more cinnamon/sweetener or gently rub any remaining cinnamon sugar spread on the outside before microwaving.)
  12. two cinnamon rolls in a mug before microwaving
  13. Microwave for 90-120 seconds or until the cinnamon rolls are cooked in the center. 
  14. two cinnamon rolls in a mug before microwaving
  15. While the cinnamon rolls cook, mix the powdered sugar substitute with water and stir until smooth. Add the glaze to the cinnamon rolls when they're done cooking.