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Lemon Blueberry Sweet Rolls

his is one of those recipes that are so pretty you almost hate to eat them! You might never buy another can of cinnamon rolls again once you make these.
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon blueberry sweet roll recipe, lemon blueberry sweet rolls
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 438kcal
Author: Jill


Sweet Rolls:

  • 1 box Lemon cake mix
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 2 C warm water
  • 2 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter melted
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 lb fresh blueberries

Lemon Glaze:

  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 5 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 large lemon zested and juiced


Sweet Rolls:

  • Using a large mixing bowl, mix together the cake mix, flour, warm water, lemon zest and yeast.
  • Mix until slightly combined
  • Once combined, place dough onto a floured surface and knead until combined and the dough bounces back after touching it
  • 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
  • Cover with a kitchen towel and let sit for an hour
  • Once the dough has doubled in size, place dough onto floured surface and roll out to 1/8 inch
  • Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar
  • Sprinkle blueberries all over the rolled out dough and roll dough into a long log.
  • Cut into 1 1/2 inch thick rolls
  • Place rolls into a baking dish and cover again for another hour
  • Once the hour is up, preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Once oven is preheated, bake the cinnamon rolls for 30 minutes

Lemon Glaze:

  • Using a standing mixer, combine the powdered sugar, vanilla, whole milk, Lemon zest and lemon juice together until smooth and creamy
  • Once the cinnamon rolls have been baked, remove from oven and drizzle the icing onto the cinnamon rolls
  • Allow cinnamon rolls to cool for about 15 minutes before enjoying!


Calories: 438kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 59g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 1.7mg