A few extra ingredients are easy to add to these Canned Cinnamon Rolls with Heavy Cream to make a delightful breakfast recipe.
Cinnamon Rolls with Heavy Cream Recipe
Soaking the cinnamon rolls in heavy cream gives them a rich flavor to balance the sweetness, makes the rolls fluffier and fill out more and helps create an irresistible syrup in the pan!
My kids love making this easy recipe for a special breakfast. They usually make a double batch so there’s plenty of leftovers!
When we want to go all out at the holidays adults help make Old Fashioned Cinnamon Rolls. But yeast rolls take hours as opposed to the ten minutes of prep in this semi-homemade Canned Cinnamon Rolls with Heavy Cream recipe.
We prefer to use a large can of cinnamon rolls or the Pillsbury Grands rolls, but the regular size works fine too. As the size of the rolls change the cooking time will also change.
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The dough expands as is absorbs the heavy cream and will nearly triple in size.
My favorite part is the whole roll tastes like the middle when they absorb all of the extra goodness in the pan.
This trend is an easy way to make breakfast even more fun for your kids, family or friends!
We love trying out all kinds of trending recipes like this Cheeseburger with Coca-Cola Onions. It’s fun to put such an easy spin on classics!
Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Rolls
Adding heavy cream and butter makes a can of cinnamon rolls so much more rich! The brown sugar sweetens the mixture and all of it mixes together during the baking process to make amazing Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Rolls.
Even the outside of every roll tastes like the inside. Every bite is unbelievable! When you use two packs of the large, jumbo or Pillsbury Grands rolls in a 9 x 13 pan and add the extra ingredients magic happens!
- Cans of jumbo cinnamon rolls
- Heavy whipping cream
- Brown sugar
- Confectioners sugar
Pillsbury Rolls Compared to the Store Brand
We prefer the cans of cinnamon rolls that are actually strips of dough rolled up with filling in each layer. Having the layers in every roll allows for even more gooey filling goodness to soak in.
We do not prefer the puck shaped rolls that are solid dough. They bake up fine, we just find the layers more delicious.
Beyond that the brand does not matter to our family, but it may to some people. We typically look for the deals and choose the best value for the money.
Step By Step Instructions
Lightly grease a 9×13″ baking dish and preheat oven to 350°F.
Arrange cinnamon rolls in a flat, single layer in the baking dish. You will probably have to work to arrange the rolls so that they all fit evenly.
Pour about one cup of heavy whipping cream in the gaps between the cinnamon rolls. Ensure that the bottom of the dish is covered in heavy cream.
In a small mixing bowl melt butter and stir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Pour this mixture over top of the rolls. Use a spatula or butter knife to spread it out as best you can. Don’t worry about making it perfect, the rolls are going to taste amazing!
Cover with foil and bake for 25 – 30 minutes until rolls are done baking. They should still be soft, but not too gooey. There should not be any raw dough remaining.
Remove foil and allow rolls to cool slightly while you mix together the icing ingredients.
In a small bowl using a wooden spoon or tablespoon stir together powdered sugar, softened butter, vanilla, packets of prepared icing from the can and 1 tablespoon of milk.
Stir well and continue to add a splash or a tablespoon of milk at a time until icing reached desired consistency. Then pour the icing over top of the glorious rolls. Use a spatula or back of a spoon to spread out.
Enjoy! But don’t burn yourself giving into temptation too soon. This is the hardest part of the recipe.
Can This Recipe Be Mixed up The Night Before?
Yes, this recipe can be mixed up the night before and baked in the morning for a very similar taste.
The appearance is a bit more uniform and pleasing with freshly assembled rolls. However, there it can be more convenient and less stressful to wake up and simply bake.
Baking time will need to increase when a cold pan is taken out of the refrigerator. To bake immediately put the cold pan in the oven as it preheats to allow the temperature more time to change. The rolls will take closer to 45 minutes to bake.
Setting the pan out on the counter for about 30 minutes to warm up to room temperature will keep the baking time around 30 minutes.
Storage and Freezing Instructions
Store leftover rolls in an airtight dish or bag in the refrigerator. Since there is so much moisture in the dish refrigerate to maintain freshness longer.
These rolls are best eaten warm. If stored enjoy with 2 – 3 days.
Freezing these rolls will affect the quality and is not recommended.
More Super Easy Breakfast Recipes:
Egg & Sausage Casserole is another classic that is perfect to serve with these rolls when you have company.
Crescent Roll Breakfast Pizza is another recipe that uses refrigerated dough to make something yummy!
Bran & Raisin Molasses Muffins are a great way to add more fiber to breakfast or snack time.
Cowboy Breakfast Skillet is another quick way to make a hearty breakfast with classic foods.
Canned Cinnamon Rolls with Cream
- 2 cans jumbo cinnamon rolls
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup butter melted
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter softened
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 3 – 6 tableaspoons milk
- 2 packets prepared icing
- Place cinnamon rolls in a single layer in the bottom of a lightly greased 9 x 13" baking pan. Pour heavy cream around the rolls to make an even layer in the pan.
- Stir brown sugar, cinnamon and melted butter together and spread over top of cinnamon rolls.
- Cover with foil and bake at 350°F for 25 – 30 minutes.
- In a small mixing bowl squeeze store bought icing add butter, powdered sugar, splash of vanilla and 1 tablespoon of milk.
- Mix together and add 1 tablespoon of milk at a time until it reaches your preferred consistency.
- Allow the rolls to cool slightly and pour icing over top. Enjoy!
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