Where to get wichita’s best cinnamon rolls _ the wichita eagle

Best cinnamon rolls made at home – with ‘a lot of love in them’

Cinnamon roll fan Diana Gordon’s requirements are much more loose.

“Whichever one is closest to me when I want a cinnamon roll,” said the Wichitan. Cinnamon roll filling without butter “Which is whenever I think of cinnamon rolls.


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Recently, a Dining with Denise reader asked me who makes Wichita’s best cinnamon roll, and I realized I had no idea. Easy cinnamon bread recipe without yeast Like Gordon, I pretty much like any cinnamon roll I’m handed. Easy cinnamon roll recipe without yeast baking powder But I do have a cinnamon roll standard to which I compare all others.

The best ones I ever tasted came from the lunchroom of Sacred Heart Cathedral School in Dodge City. Cinnamon bun dough recipe for bread machine The lunch ladies of the 1980s were some serious epicureans, and I wish I could adequately describe the homemade goodness they produced each day in our school cafeteria. Cinnamon roll recipe from scratch Their cinnamon rolls were one of their best creations. Cinnamon bun recipe bread machine They weren’t too bready, and the cinnamon was evenly distributed within. Best cinnamon roll recipe bread machine The interior was sticky and buttery, and the top had a perfect coating of sugary glaze. The perfect cinnabon cinnamon roll recipe Few cinnamon rolls I’ve tried since have compared.

So I asked readers to let me know which local bakeries, coffee shops and restaurants serve their favorite cinnamon rolls, and I got more than 100 responses on Facebook.

I tallied them up and then spent several days sampling cinnamon rolls to bring you this sticky, gooey, sweet and sugary report.

? The Lunchbox, 110 S. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe with cream cheese Main: Readers raved about the cinnamon rolls served at this tiny, easy-to-miss cafe that Raquel Ramirez opened on the ground floor of the High Touch Technology building in January 2016. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe She serves them only on Fridays, and her fans know this, so they start streaming in as soon as the doors open at 7 a.m.

“On a Friday, if I put 60 out, they’ll be gone by 10 o’clock,” Ramirez said.

Her secret, she says, is the cream cheese frosting that she piles high on top of each homemade roll. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe easy It’s somehow light and airy, and the cinnamon sugar that drips down in the pan as the rolls cook makes for a crunchy finish to each bite.

Ramirez, whose family used to own a Mexican restaurant in Haysville, said she came up with her secret cinnamon roll recipe by combining her recipe with her sister’s. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe without powdered sugar At The Lunchbox, she also serves breakfast burritos and daily lunch specials. Cinnamon bun topping recipe Hours are 7 a.m. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe with powdered sugar to 2 p.m. The best cinnamon roll recipe in the world Mondays through Fridays.

? Great Harvest, 535 N. Cinnamon roll recipe using frozen dinner rolls Woodlawn: Readers also said they loved the cinnamon rolls from Great Harvest, which are pretty different from the rest of the pack. Soft fluffy cinnamon roll recipe They’re large and flat with a chewy dough achieved by mixing white and wheat flour. Soft gooey cinnamon roll recipe And they’re not drowning in frosting. Easy soft cinnamon roll recipe A little glaze goes a long way.

Customers can buy Great Harvest’s rolls fresh daily at the counter, and the shop also has them four-to-a-bag ready to go.

? Livingston’s Diner, 9747 E. Cinnabon cinnamon roll recipe without bread machine 21st St., and Livingston’s Cafe , 4733 E. Easy cinnamon roll recipe with biscuits Douglas: The cooks at this Wichita institution are serious about their cinnamon rolls, which they make daily. Cinnamon roll cake recipe The rolls are raised twice before baking, said Livingston’s Diner owner Jeanne Shaft, and they’re “gooey, bready and very cinnamony,” she said.

The cinnamon rolls are a big hit with customers, Shaft said, and at the diner (which will reopen in its new spot at 9747 E. Cinnamon roll cake recipe easy 21st St. Cinnamon roll cake recipe yellow mix on Monday), the staff passes out mini-versions to customers while they’re waiting on their food.

? Copper Oven,2409 W. Cinnamon roll cake recipe pampered chef 13th St.: The giant cinnamon rolls at Copper Oven are so popular that customers often order them by the dozens and dozens. Cinnamon roll cake recipe pinterest But they’re also available to someone who just wants one at breakfast. Cinnamon bun cake recipe on facebook The secret ingredient, staff members say, is the sweet mocha icing on top.

? The Good Egg, 2141 N. Cinnamon roll icing recipe without butter Bradley Fair Parkway: This breakfast spot has cinnamon rolls on the menu that are best described by customer and fan Linda Lansdown, who said she craved the cinnamon rolls when she used to live in Kansas City. Cinnamon roll icing recipe with cream cheese “I used to come to Wichita on my birthday to get this cinnamon roll,” she said. Cinnamon roll icing recipe without powdered sugar “The bread is so light – almost melty like a Krispy Kreme doughnut, but then covered in the best, not-too-sweet cream cheese icing. Cinnamon roll icing recipe without cream cheese Oh so good!”

? Sugar Sisters, 917 W. Cinnamon roll glaze recipe without cream cheese Douglas: Several readers also mentioned the cinnamon rolls at Sugar Sisters, which owner Kelli Sykes makes only a few times a week. Cinnamon roll glaze recipe cream cheese She describes them as being made from scratch with “a sweet dough with lots of butter.” Sometimes she tops them with a butter cream frosting. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe with yeast Sometimes it’s a cream cheese frosting. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe laura vitale Those who want to try her rolls will have better luck on Fridays and Saturdays. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe without yeast Twisted Java, the coffee shop at 2615 W. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe easy 13th St., also keeps them in stock.

? Other cinnamon roll makers that were mentioned: Town & Country, Bagatelle, Milkfloat, Il Primo Cafe, Paradise Donuts, Jimmie’s Diner, The Beacon, Panera, Caesar’s Table, Twisted Buns Bakery, and Carriage Crossing in Yoder.

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