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December 24, 2006

One more sleep!

Today was a lovely day of baking, music, and a fun new Christmas story on the Vinyl Cafe (Dave decided to raise a turkey in the garage as a surprise for Morley). I made a few last things for tomorrow's breakfast (everyone's coming here to open gifts in the morning), most importantly our traditional gooey cinnamon buns.
Ever since I was a child we've had cinnamon buns while we open our gifts. The ones my mom used to make were filled with raisins and dripping with sweet brown sugar syrup. When I was 19 I got a job doing the baking in a small deli, and once a week we sold huge cream cheese frosted cinnamon buns, and that kind quickly became a new favorite.
Tomorrow, after we've opened all the gifts, we'll have a big breakfast of eggs benedict, hash browns, and fruit salad. Then we'll spend the rest of the day at my mom and step-dad's place with assorted friends and family.
Wishing you a day filled with peace, love, health, happiness, good company, and good food!

3 comments:

Carla said...

I'm sorry I missed this year's Christmas episode of the Vinyl Cafe. Our family always gets a good laugh out of it. Your cinnamon buns look delicious. I can fully comprehend why they're a favourite. Merry Christmas to you and your family. I hope you have a good one.

Michelle said...

Your Cinnamon buns look soooo delish!!!!

Is it a secret recipe???

Happy Holidays, Michelle

Cheryl said...

Thank you Carla, I hope you had a good Christmas too!

Michelle - Thanks! This recipe isn't the original from the cafe where I worked (it's very similar, but better I think), so it's not a secret. Here's the link to the recipe:

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/clone-of-a-cinnabon/detail.aspx

Enjoy!

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