Brioche Cranberry Orange Morning Rolls

These gluten-free Cranberry Orange Morning Rolls with a delectable crumble topping are the perfect indulgence for holiday morning gatherings, combining the zesty sweetness of orange and tartness of cranberries in a deliciously festive treat.


  • 1 Pkg. Canyon Bakehouse Brioche-Style Sweet Rolls (6 rolls)
  • 1 C. Fresh cranberries, chopped
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter, melted 1/3 C. Granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
Crumble Topping
  • 1/2 C. Gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 C. Granulated sugar 1/4 C. Dairy-free and gluten-free butter substitute, cubed
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground cinnamon
Orange Glaze
  • 1 C. Powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh orange juice Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a 9×9-inch baking dish or a similar-sized oven-safe dish.
  2. Prepare the Crumble Topping: In a small mixing bowl, combine the gluten-free all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, and ground cinnamon.
  3. Add the butter and use a fork or pastry cutter to blend the ingredients until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  4. Prepare the Gluten-Free Rolls: Slice each roll in half horizontally.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine the melted butter and orange zest.
  6. In another bowl, mix together the granulated sugar and ground cinnamon.
  7. Assemble the Rolls: Dip each roll half into the melted butter and orange zest mixture, ensuring they are well-coated.
  8. Then, dip the buttered rolls into the sugar-cinnamon mixture, coating them evenly.
  9. Place the coated roll halves into the greased baking dish, cut side up, forming a single layer.
  10. Sprinkle the chopped cranberries evenly over the rolls.
  11. Sprinkle the prepared gluten-free crumble topping evenly over the cranberries.
  12. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the rolls are golden brown.
  13. While the rolls are baking, prepare the Orange Glaze: In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, fresh orange juice, orange zest, and gluten-free vanilla extract until smooth. Adjust the consistency by adding more orange juice if needed.
  14. Once the rolls are done baking, remove them from the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes.
  15. Drizzle the gluten-free orange glaze over the warm rolls.
  16. Serve while they are still warm and enjoy!