Cinnamon Rolls are one of the best breakfast treats, but waiting for them to rise and bake can be agonizing. This Giant Fluffy Cinnamon Roll bakes up in less than 30 minutes and requires very little preparation.
There isn't much better than waking up to a fluffy cinnamon roll for breakfast - except for maybe waking up to a giant fluffy cinnamon roll. Homemade Cinnamon Rolls are a treat - but they can be a nightmare to make.
This giant cinnamon roll requires no waiting for a second rise or waiting until the next day - all you have to do is open up a can of cinnamon rolls, roll them into a giant cinnamon bun, sprinkle the top with cinnamon sugar - then bake and glaze. It's the perfect breakfast for Easter Sunday or Christmas morning because it comes together quickly - and requires minimal prep.
Up your cinnamon roll game with this canned cinnamon roll hack and create a bakery-like cinnamon roll you’ll want to serve at your next brunch! (Or at every brunch!)
Cinnamon Roll Ingredients
- Canned Cinnamon Roll Dough (Pillsbury or your favorite brand will work fine.)
- Ground Cinnamon
How to Make a Giant Fluffy Cinnamon Roll
Making a Giant Fluffy Cinnamon Roll could not be any easier. First, you will need to preheat the oven to 350°F. Next, open a can of cinnamon roll dough and take out the cinnamon rolls. Set the icing off to the side and let it come to room temperature.
Separate each roll & carefully unroll them. Using your hands, roll each into long sections.
Starting in the middle of a pan, spiral each long section in circles.
Continue until you have one large cinnamon roll.
In a small bowl, combine cinnamon & sugar.
Top the giant cinnamon roll with the cinnamon sugar. (You can even brush the top of the cinnamon rolls with melted butter before sprinkling the sugar.)
Bake the giant cinnamon roll for 20 - 25 minutes until golden brown. How delicious does that look?
Next, remove the baked cinnamon roll from the oven and let cool on a wire rack. While the cinnamon roll is cooling, microwave the canned frosting (without the metal cap) so that it is easier to spread. Top the cinnamon roll with the warm frosting.
Spread the icing, then slice and enjoy. You can use a pizza cutter for easier cutting.
This giant cinnamon roll is pretty much a giant cinnamon roll cake - it's easy to cut into slices like a pizza, then serve. Make a giant pot of coffee, scramble some eggs, and you have a perfect brunch.
🙋♀️ Frequently Asked Questions
The key to keeping your cinnamon rolls moist is to store them in an airtight container or bag so that air does not get to them and dry them out. For long-term storage, you can wrap cinnamon rolls in plastic wrap, then place them in a plastic bag and store them in the freezer.
One of the easiest ways to make canned cinnamon roll dough taste better is to top the cinnamon rolls with extra cinnamon and sugar and some melted butter. You can also pour some heavy cream into the bottom of the pan that you bake the cinnamon rolls in - the rolls absorb the cream and get fluffy and soft.
To really jazz up store-bought cinnamon rolls, you can create "sticky buns" by pouring a few tablespoons of melted butter, brown sugar, and chopped pecans into the bottom of a baking dish. Top with the store-bought (unbaked) cinnamon rolls, then bake! Flip the cinnamon rolls out of the pan, then top with icing if desired. YUM!
Yes. You can cook cinnamon rolls in an air fryer. Cook canned cinnamon rolls in the air fryer basket at 350°F in a preheated air fryer for 10 minutes. Top with icing, and enjoy!
You can, but it is best to bake them as more of a casserole. Here's a recipe for Crockpot Cinnamon Roll Casserole.
What Can You Serve with Cinnamon Rolls?
Here are some great side dishes that go with cinnamon rolls -
Or just serve your giant cinnamon roll with regular old eggs and bacon!
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Giant Fluffy Cinnamon Roll
- 1 round baking dish
- 1 can cinnamon roll dough
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Open a can of cinnamon roll dough. Separate each roll and carefully unroll them.1 can cinnamon roll dough
- Using your hands or a rolling pin, roll each into long sections.
- Starting in the middle of the pan, spiral each long section in circles until you have one large cinnamon roll.
- In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and sugar. Top giant cinnamon roll with sugar and cinnamon.1 tablespoon granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until golden brown.
- Remove the cinnamon roll from the oven and let cool.
- While the cinnamon roll is cooling, microwave the canned frosting, so that it is easier to spread.
- Top the cinnamon roll with the warm frosting.
- Slice and enjoy.