Pineapple Coconut Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

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This Pineapple Coconut Hawaiian Sweet Rolls recipe is the result of combining two heavenly exotic flavors together. Rich, decadent flavors like pineapple and coconut are married for life. They go so well hand in hand that it is impossible to go wrong when you bake dessert recipes with these two ingredients. The Hawaiian sweet rolls in this recipe are stuffed with pineapple and coconut and then drizzled with a generous amount of pineapple glaze on top. It is a delectable and flavorsome recipe so much so that you'll remember the taste for days. It is also one of the fancy but easy desserts to make for brunch or breakfast. You can serve these rolls as a side with a hot cup of coffee or with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream or chocolate sauce poured on top as well. Pineapple is also an excellent fruit to play with in dessert recipes because of its natural sweetness which is so succulent and full of flavor. Apart from the nutritional value of pineapple, this dessert is highly enjoyable and is one of the best dessert recipes ever.

Coconut flakes have a natural sweetness that adds a distinct flavor to desserts. For a healthy option, use unsweetened coconut in dessert recipes. You can find unsweetened coconut at any health food store. You could even make unsweetened coconut flakes in your kitchen to get the maximum health benefits of coconut flakes nutrition. Just throw coconut bits into a blender or a coffee grinder and blend them until you get a course texture. Coconut flakes nutrition plays a vital role in promoting lauric acid to the body, which is known for its antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Besides the several health benefits that come from unsweetened coconut flakes nutrition, it is also low in carbs.

Go ahead and sprinkle your favorite blanched nuts on top of the rolls before you put them in the oven. You could also dust the rolls with cinnamon once it's baked to give a fresh whiff of flavor in this recipe. In the place of the pineapple glaze, you can use cream cheese frosting and spread a thin layer on top or in between the rolls. The nutritional value of pineapple is not to be underestimated. It contains enzymes, which have been shown to be an effective anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant, and digestive aid. Other important pineapple nutrients are vitamin C and A. For the best quality of pineapples, always look for Costa Rica- or Hawaii-grown pineapples. Did you know that in Hawaii Pineapples are also used to make wine?

Nutrition Facts for: Pineapple Coconut Hawaiian Sweet Rolls from Wonky Wonderful

Ingredients: Hawaiian sweet rolls, unsalted butter, pineapple slices, sugar, sweetened flaked coconut, butter, powdered sugar, pineapple juice, macacamia nuts.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings.

* Per Serving:Calories 265, Calories from Fat 101, Total Fat 11.2g 17%, Saturated Fat 5.7g 29%, Cholesterol 15mg 5%, Sodium 248mg 10%, Potassium 120mg 3%, Carbohydrates 37.8g 13%, Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%, Sugars 16.9g, Protein 4.8g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 38%, Calcium 7%, Iron 13%

Thank you to Nicole at the ‘Wonky Wonderful' food blog for sharing this yummy Pineapple Coconut Hawaiian Sweet Rolls recipe with us. Do visit Nicole's blog for more recipes that are fancy but easy desserts to make for any occasion. This recipe is a special dessert you can make for family and friends to celebrate special moments. Treat yourself and your loved ones to this much deserving pineapple dessert recipe!

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