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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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35 Comments
  • Miz Helen
    December 2, 2012

    Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great weekend and enjoy your new Red Plate.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  • Mackenzie
    November 30, 2012

    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 🙂

  • Kimberly
    November 30, 2012

    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

  • Tanya Halligan
    November 29, 2012

    Love your blog, and these cinnamon rolls look and sound divine. Thank you for sharing Camille

    • Tanya Halligan
      November 29, 2012

      sorry everyone my twitter should just be tanyahalligan

    • Camille
      November 29, 2012

      Thanks for stopping by, Tanya!

  • Stephanie
    November 29, 2012

    oh yum! that looks delish!

  • Just Winging It
    November 29, 2012

    I am inviting you to come and share this in my Show Your Stuff blog hop, the party runs from Thursday evening until Tuesday: http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/

  • Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects
    November 28, 2012

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

    • Camille
      November 28, 2012

      Awesome! Thanks, Adrianne!

  • Katherines Corner
    November 25, 2012

    oh my goodness this is divine! Thank you for linking to the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. xo

  • Christina at I Gotta Create!
    November 23, 2012

    Looks do yummy!

    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!
    Wildly Original linky party is open

  • Jessi
    November 23, 2012

    Oh yum, that looks delicious! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  • bridgetstraub.com
    November 22, 2012

    That looks delicious and so beautifully simple.

  • Beth
    November 22, 2012

    Isn’t this a pretty thing? Thank you for sharing it.

  • Bethany
    November 21, 2012

    Looks wonderful! Found you through Show & Share Wednesday #13. I’m pinning this to pinterest! I LOVE LOVE LOVE cinnamon. 😀

  • HungryLittleGirl
    November 21, 2012

    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:
    http://www.hungrylittlegirl.com/1/post/2012/11/wednesday-extravaganza-5-giveaway.html

    Can’t wait to see you there 🙂

  • Kaylee
    November 20, 2012

    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!

    • Camille
      November 20, 2012

      No, it’s super easy!! Just looks fancy. 🙂

  • zentMRS
    November 20, 2012

    These look wonderful! I’d love for you to share this at Tuesday’s Table for the Holidays – http://zentmrs.blogspot.com/2012/11/tuesdays-table-holiday-ideas.html

  • Jen Nikolaus
    November 19, 2012

    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

  • Patty
    November 18, 2012

    hmmmmm……those smell amazing! 🙂 visiting from Stone Gable.

  • Susan Cooper
    November 17, 2012

    Who doesn’t love the smell of baking cinnamon rolls. This looks amazingly good. I will be giving this a try very soon. 🙂

    • Camille
      November 17, 2012

      It was so fun! Although, I forgot to put icing on them. No one seemed to notice.

  • Kelly
    November 17, 2012

    Oh my goodness, that looks so good!

  • April
    November 17, 2012

    OOOO! Yum! It looks so pretty!