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Cinnamon Rolls [ raw vegan ]

by Tina
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These turned out so delicious … soft and chewy, sweet and guilt free. Let me introduce you to my raw low fat Cinnamon Rolls, naturally sweet. You do need a dehydrator for this one plus you need to start a day or so before you need them. Start NOW!

The base or dough is made of really ripe plantains, black on the outside. When black, it can be even darker then mine on the pic below, then you can eat it raw and it is so delicious and sweet, almost pudding like, different from a banana. The filling is made of dates and apples, really basic but so good. Some flavorings added, cinnamon and vanilla.

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Ingredients for about 10 1 inch slices,

  • 3 big ripe plantains, skin removed, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence


  • 1 cup of pitted dates
  • 2 big apples, cored and peeled
  • 1/2 cup soft raisins or dried chopped apricots, optional
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Blend the plantains, vanilla and chia seeds and pour the dough on a dehydrator sheet. This is enough for one layer, it should be nice and thick because it will shrink a bit. Place in the dehydrator for about 10 hours on 110F, it should be firm enough to flip to a clean surface like a parchment paper.

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Blend the chopped apples, dates, cinnamon. Fold in the dried fruit and spread on the flip side of the dough. I left an inch or so on the horizontal sides open, makes it easier to roll. Roll it up, don’t push it too much. With a sharp knife cut it into about 10 pieces, about 1 inch thick and lay them on a dehydrator sheet, the one with the holes to enhance drying. It takes about another 8 to 10 hours until you get the right texture, softer or more chewy, depending on your taste. I did turned them once during these hours.

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The filling gets delicious, sweet and a bit sticky and thick during dehydration.

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So good … and yes, this can be breakfast, thank you for asking! If sharing make a double batch. Delicious with ice cream.

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For more raw desserts check out my cute Lemon Avocado Cupcakes! Let me know if you tried it! If you want to save this recipe of these Cinnamon Rolls you can pin the picture below to your Pinterest board.

Have a lovely holiday,

Tina xo

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Ali Kamenova December 24, 2016 - 07:13

Sucg beautiful photos and the rolls look sooooo…… dough-ie. I am curious to experience the texture myself. Thank you for the recipe!! <3

Tina December 27, 2016 - 13:15

Very welcome, so glad you like it! Would love to share it xoxo

Tina December 29, 2017 - 19:22

Very welcome! I wish I could make you some <3

Ali Kamenova December 29, 2017 - 18:04

Ah that is just the best idea!

Tina December 29, 2017 - 19:21

Thank Ali <3 these are really delicious!


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