Cinnamon Roll Ring

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Is there anything better than the smell of cinnamon during the holiday season? I love the smell of  cinnamon wafting from my oven while a fresh pot of coffee brews!  Nothing evokes the joy of the holidays like sharing memories with family and friends over a cup of delicious coffee and a homemade cinnamon roll.

My favorite way to get the smell of cinnamon in my home is to bake cinnamon rolls. I have several fun cinnamon roll recipes already – like my Mini-Cinnamon Rolls or Maple Java Cinnamon Rolls.   But last week when I was making bread, I decided to try a new twist on the old cinnamon roll – a Cinnamon Roll Ring!

Cinnamon Roll Ring

You can make this ring using any cinnamon roll recipe, bread recipe or even frozen bread dough.  I used my Never Fail Bread recipe for the dough.  I rolled the dough out and then spread butter over the dough.  I sprinkled a few handfuls of brown sugar over the butter and then about a teaspoon of cinnamon on top of the brown sugar.

Cinnamon Roll Ring

Then I rolled the dough up as normal along the long side of the rectangle. Instead of slicing in to individual rolls, I pulled the ends of the roll together and pinched them in to a ring.

Cinnamon Roll Ring

I then sliced the ring about 2-3″ apart not quite all the way through the ring.

Cinnamon Roll Ring

Cover with a towel and pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Let the rolls rest and rise for about 15 minutes.

Bake the ring at 350 degrees until golden brown.  I almost always accidentally under cook my cinnamon rolls.  The middle is always a tad doughy and I end up putting them back in.  But I would say right around 20 minutes will suffice.

Cinnamon Roll Ring


These cinnamon rolls are amazing with a freshly brewed cup of Dunkin Donuts coffee!  I’ve been making my rolls in the later morning or early afternoon lately and may have been eating them with a cup of coffee as my lunch.





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  1. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great weekend and enjoy your new Red Plate.
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    Miz Helen
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  2. This looks delish! I can’t wait to try this; you make it look easy! :) You are a featured favorite this week on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! Thanks again for sharing; we love having you join us each week! See you soon!
    Mackenzie :)
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  3. Yay Camille! Thanks for linking up last week – featuring YOU at the Create & Inspire party tonight – can’t wait to see what you have to link up this week! xo, Kimberly
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  4. Love your blog, and these cinnamon rolls look and sound divine. Thank you for sharing Camille

  5. oh yum! that looks delish!

  6. I am inviting you to come and share this in my Show Your Stuff blog hop, the party runs from Thursday evening until Tuesday:
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  7. Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects

    Camille… this looks heavenly! I’ll be featuring it at this week’s Happy Hour Friday!

  8. oh my goodness this is divine! Thank you for linking to the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. xo
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  9. Christina at I Gotta Create! says:

    Looks do yummy!

    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!
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  10. Oh yum, that looks delicious! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!
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  11. That looks delicious and so beautifully simple.

  12. Isn’t this a pretty thing? Thank you for sharing it.
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  13. Looks wonderful! Found you through Show & Share Wednesday #13. I’m pinning this to pinterest! I LOVE LOVE LOVE cinnamon. :D
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  14. Oh my, this looks so delicious!
    I would love to have you share this and/or any other recipe of yours at Wednesday Extravaganza – my Link Party with a special something and a Giveaway this week. Here is the link:

    Can’t wait to see you there :)
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  15. What a perfect holiday morning treat! I have seen something like that before but I am afraid that if I try it mine won’t look as pretty as yours. Yum!
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  16. These look wonderful! I’d love for you to share this at Tuesday’s Table for the Holidays –
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  17. Oh my. This looks so ridiculously delish right now!! What a great idea! I need to make this, my family would love it! Thanks for sharing! Pinning now!!

    ~Jen @ Yummy – Healthy – Easy
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  18. hmmmmm……those smell amazing! :) visiting from Stone Gable.

  19. Who doesn’t love the smell of baking cinnamon rolls. This looks amazingly good. I will be giving this a try very soon. :)
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  20. Oh my goodness, that looks so good!
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  21. OOOO! Yum! It looks so pretty!
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