January 04, 2010

Clone of a Cinnabon

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Sunday's are normally pancake days in our home. My favorite pancake recipe to follow is on allrecipes.com and is called Fluffy Pancakes. I ended up making these on Saturday this last weekend and Sunday I made these cinnamon rolls in the photos. I have always loved homemade cinnamon rolls and the craving hits after I saw Mindi's post on her blog Mindika Moments of her Grandmother's cinnamon rolls. Once I saw those rolls, I knew I had to make some.

Grumpy was still sleeping when I threw this in the bread machine to start the dough. By the time he was out of bed I had the rolls in the oven. It takes about 3 hours from start to finish to make these (yes, I was up at 5 AM on a Sunday morning). I halved the recipe because I didn't want a huge amount of cinnamon rolls in the house calling my name. Right now there are only 6 left. Grumpy had two while I had one. These rolls had great reviews on allrecipes.com - 5 stars with over 3,000 reviews. Can't go wrong there. For the recipe click HERE.

Oh! Make sure you come back tomorrow. I will be announcing my 2 year blog anniversary giveaway and will have some special gifts!

26 comments:

teresa said...

oh wow, those are some killer cinnamon rolls! happy new year!

Lynda said...

Well, these rolls are calling my name; I could eat a pan of them I think!
Two years! Congrats Shelby, you have a wonderful blog.

Marthe said...

Yum, these look amazing Shelby!! Ow and I love your new header!

Amanda said...

Those look mouth watering!!

Donna-FFW said...

OMG!! These look wonderful.. I tried clicking on the link I couldnt get to it. I love cinnabon, Id be happy to try and make a clone:)

HoneyB said...

The link works now! Sorry about that!

Dawn said...

oooooo ms. shelby I swear these are just calling my name. fabulousity!

Mags said...

I really meant to make cinnamon rolls before the big diet started but I never got around to it. Quite possibly my biggest comfort food. Yours look freaking delicious!

Maria said...

Much better than a cinnabon:)

Leslie said...

Dangerous..oh so dangerous!

Jamie said...

Shelby,
First of all Happy New Year! I need to catch up on what I've missed on your blog over the past week. I'm definitely going to check out those Fluffy pancakes. I love pancakes. And these cinnamon rolls look amazing. Heaven on a plate!

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

Those look delicious...have you made plans for your new bakery yet?

Stay Cozy, Carrie

Peter M said...

If everyone made and ate Cinnabons each morning...there would be world peace and alot of overweight people! just luv'em!

Kathleen said...

Shelby, OMG these look and sound sooooo divine!!!

maus said...

Thanks a lot for the wonderful recipe. Every New Year , I try something new in my kitchen. I wanted to try something new for this time too to treat my family and friends with. This will be a real treat!

Cajun Chef Ryan said...

Oh wow! Anytime we walk past or near Cinnabon in the mall we have to follow our nose! I bet your kitchen was getting some nice smells too when you made these tasty morsels.

Thank you,
CCR
=:~)

Ingrid said...

Fantastic photos! Those rolls look insanely good.
~ingrid

pigpigscorner said...

I really have to make these rolls! Looks so fluffy and delicious!

Cristine said...

They look amazing! YUM!

steph said...

Those look great!

joybuzz said...

I want one to eat right now. I can't resist these and when I get lazy I buy them at my local Ikea store and eat them on the way home in the car:)
Joyce

Cheryl said...

hey there GrumpysHoneyB: have to tell you that the Heritage Cheesecake Truffle and the Costa Rica Tarrazu Coffee would be my choice.

Bellini Valli said...

I have been known to drive many miles for a delicious cinnamon bun Shelby...don't be surprised if I show up at your door:D

Katy ~ said...

Shelby, those cinnabon clones look delicious. I've had that recipe in my recipe box for ages, but always seem to try something else first. Now that YOU have recommended them, I am going to try them!

Memória said...

Oh, I've made these before and blogged about them (http://www.mangiodasola.com/2009/11/cinnamon-rolls.html). They are truly fantastic. YUM! Your rolls look fantastic! I love how much frosting you put on them.

Diana's Cocina said...

Oh, I want one!!!

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