I was making cranberry bread one day and wanted to try something a little different. I found a jar of apricot jam in the refrigerator and decided to spoon the jam into the center of the bread. It looked lumpy, so I took a knife and cut the jam into the bread. The end result was delicious.
On special occasions when we were growing up, my mother would make as many as four batches of these delicious cinnamon rolls to satisfy the appetites of her eight ravenous children. Today this recipe is still a hit.
An ideal treat any time of the day, this moist yellow cake offers a delightful surprise of cinnamon, nuts and brown sugar in every slice. Nanetta Larson relies on a boxed mix to help her bake it in her Canton, South Dakota kitchen.
Its pretty braided shape and pleasant dill flavor distinguishes this golden-brown loaf from other yeast breads. My family loves to eat it alongside soup, roast beef or pot roast. I almost always make two loaves-one just isn't enough!
“These flaky yeast biscuits—speckled with carrot, parsley and green onion—smell wonderful while baking. So it’s hard to resist eating one right from the oven,” notes Kerry Dority of Camdenton, Missouri.
"A friend who is a home economist gave me the recipe for this mix that can be used to make dinner rolls or cinnamon rolls," notes Barbara Morse of Spirit Lake, Iowa. The buttery dinner rolls make a super accompaniment to any entree, and the sweet cinnamon rolls are perfect with coffee.
Both our two children and grandchildren love these fine-textured sweet rolls. We have our own orange, lime and grapefruit trees, and it's such a pleasure to go out and pick fruit right off the tree.
—Norma Poole, Auburndale, Florida
This was one of my great-grandmother's favorite recipes. I'm 87, so you can bet this recipe has stood the test of time! I like to make these biscuits often during winter since they're a good complement to any hearty meal...very tasty when served hot with butter!