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Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

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Hot chocolate cinnamon rolls are a delicious warm morning treat. With marshmallow cream and chocolate sauce, you will never want a regular cinnamon roll again!

My family loves making cinnamon rolls on the weekends – it’s our most favorite breakfast. We are obsessed with Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls and another fan fave is Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole.

Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

If you are in a winter storm warning right now like we are, go get the ingredients for Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls. I promise you, you’re going to want to wake up on a snowy morning with these baking in the oven.

The smell of warm chocolate and marshmallows in your house is about the best thing ever.

Making Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Making homemade cinnamon rolls seemed really daunting to me at first. Surely, I would mess it up, I thought.

It’s actually easier than you might think. A bit time consuming, but not difficult in terms of the process. And so worth it.

You can do it!

Hot chocolate cinnamon rolls are a delicious warm morning treat. With marshmallow cream and chocolate sauce, you will never want a regular cinnamon roll again!
5 from 1 vote

Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients

  • 1 box of Triple Chocolate cake mix
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 2 C warm water
  • 2 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter melted
  • 1 C Mallo Bits plus more for topping
  • 1 1/2 - 2 C mini chocolate chips plus more for topping
  • 1 container of Marshmallow creme
  • 1 container of chocolate sauce
  • 2 disposable piping bags to drizzle the marshmallow cream and the chocolate sauce

Instructions

  1. Using a large mixing bowl, mix together the cake mix, flour, warm water, and yeast.
  2. Mix until slightly combined
  3. Once combined, place dough onto a floured surface and knead until combined and the dough bounces back after touching it
  4. Place dough into a large glass bowl and brush the 1 tbsp oil onto the top of the dough and sides of the glass bowl
  5. Cover with a kitchen towel and let sit for an hour
  6. Once the dough has doubled in size, place dough onto floured surface and roll out to 1/8 inch
  7. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle 1 C mallo bites and 1 1/2 C mini chocolate chips
  8. Roll dough into a log
  9. Cut into 1 1/2 inch thick rolls
  10. Place rolls into a baking dish and cover again for another hour
  11. Once the hour is up, preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  12. Once oven is preheated, bake the cinnamon rolls for 30 minutes
  13. Once the rolls are done baking, let them cool for about 20 minutes
  14. Using the chocolate sauce, drizzle chocolate sauce onto the rolls
  15. Using a small microwave safe bowl, scoop some marshmallow creme into the bowl and place in the microwave on intervals of 10-15 seconds or until the cream is soft
  16. Scoop the marshmallow creme into the piping bag and cut off the tip of the bag
  17. Drizzle onto the cinnamon rolls
  18. Sprinkle some mini chocolate chips and mallo bites onto the rolls
  19. Wait about 10 minutes before enjoying!

Hot chocolate cinnamon rolls are a delicious warm morning treat. With marshmallow cream and chocolate sauce, you will never want a regular cinnamon roll again!

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2 comments

  1. Oh! It looks so yummy. I felled in Love with your chocolate cinnamon rolls.

  2. Great Post! And congratulations. I think you picked a winner. Thanks for sharing your thought process and criteria – I know that’s a touchy subject!