This recipe has made me into a morning person.
Seriously. Ask my mother. My third grade teacher. My dog who wants to be walked. Kelly does not do mornings, and heaven only knows what two plus two could equal before noon. So what is this miraculous breakfast that gets her up before the sun does?
Fluffy, golden, and smile inducing, this recipe is everything you love for only 90 calories a piece. My alarm clock is getting very dusty.
Plus it’s so easy! If you can spare five minutes, you can have French toast.
I feel obligated to capitalize French. If I don’t, I’m scared the F(f?)rench ninjas will somersault in here and whack me with baguettes. I want to avoid this. Not only is it frightening, it is just plain weird.
Allow me to make it up to you with syrup action shots.
I’ve been searching for the perfect healthy French toast for years, and I’m officially done. I’d say this recipe is the one, but I’m actually giving you two. I whipped up a banana custard based one and a lower carb flour custard one and I loved both of them so darn much that I couldn’t decide. Thanks to my indecision, you really can have it all.
Step one: make your super simple vegan base while singing about how you live in a yellow submarine. (Another perk of having no one awake to judge you.)
Step two: dip your bread of choice into the base and flop it into the frying pan. Take care to revel in that glorious sizzle of the bread and the pan getting along.
Step three: drench in maple syrup and have that second cup of coffee. You’ve earned it.
Wait, I’m getting up early and having tea with breakfast? Maybe I’m secretly an old lady. Now where did I leave my walker?
Oh what a beautiful morning.
This is just one of those magical happy recipes. I adore it.
I am considering choreographing an interpretive dance of appreciation for this cinnamon roll, but I don’t think it would do this miraculous confection justice. Perhaps a full-scale musical would be more fitting?
It must clearly indicate how amazing this recipe is. Preferably with jazz hands.
I’ve seen recipes for microwave nondescript “cinnamon bun flavored” stuff, but that simply will not do for us my friends. This is a legitimate cinnamon roll ready in 6 minutes flat for 110 calories and it’s just for you.
Guess what? I GOT MY DRIVER’S PERMIT. I’d say that I made this recipe to celebrate a momentous occasion, but it may have been the other way around. I regret nothing.
Friendly warning: if you are a human who has a car but not an ocean between you and LA, get off the roads. Buy a private jet and use that to get around. (Don’t forget to put a microwave in it! That way you get a jet and a single serving cinnamon roll. You really can have it all.)
Most cinnamon roll dough recipes knead hours or even days (tee hee) and an intimate relationship with yeast. That doesn’t work for me. Yeast tends to be a real diva. Hours from our precious schedule for a lump of dough? Ain’t nobody got time for that!
Got 5 minutes and a mug? Sold.
Knead your adorable dough ball just a few times, and then flatten it out with your fingers. It’s easy and makes you feel like a rustic rock star.
Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar (uh yum) and roll into the most lovable cinnamon roll you have ever seen.
Now cook for just a minute in the microwave and BOOM. You go from zero to cinnamon bun in no time.
Adorn the piping hot bun with a simply fantastic but optional glaze and indulge in a moment of pure bliss.
I hope you love this as much as I do!