Tasty Protein Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Is there anything better for breakfast than a warm, gooey cinnamon roll hot from the oven? With this protein cinnamon rolls recipe, you can enjoy the old-fashioned taste of cinnamon rolls, with a twist of pumpkin and packed with protein.  Servings: 4  

Here is What You Will Need:

For Batter:

  • ¼ cup pure pumpkin, canned (Note: not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 ½ scoops cinnamon flavored protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup egg whites
  • ½ tablespoon baking powder

For Glaze:

  • ¼ cup maple syrup, sugar free
  • 2 teaspoons almond butter
  • Dash of cinnamon


  •  Set oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all batter ingredients.
  • Spray cupcake or muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Use a spoon to divide batter into four servings.
  • Bake ten minutes.
  • Remove the rolls from the over, and flip them over with a fork before returning to oven.
  • Bake up to five more minutes. Insert toothpick to check if rolls are fully cooked.
  • Once fully cooked, remove from oven to cool.
  • Mix together glaze in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 20 seconds. Stir well.
  • Remove rolls from pan and dip into glaze individually. Sprinkle with cinnamon and set to cool.
  • Leftovers must be refrigerated.

Nutritional Analysis: Each serving equals 115 calories, 13g protein, 3g fat and 9g carbs.  Source