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Can You Resist a Cinnabon?

Updated on August 29, 2015

Classic Cinnabons are the Best!

Sweet. Cinnamony. Gooey. Irresistible! When I go to the mall and see that Cinnabon stand, there's no resisting! You don't have to twist my arm. I'm there!

Cinnabon offers cinnamon rolls like no other! They are filled with rich gooey cinnamon and topped with a smooth whipped cream cheese frosting.

As if that's not enough, there's a few variations to the classic Cinnabon. They have Caramel Pecanbons, Minibons and Chocolate Covered Minibons. They are all exceptional but the classic will always be my favorite!


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cinnabon

The Ultimate Mall Food

Cinnabon has been in our local mall for as long as I can remember. Years ago, I would hear people talk about them but I had never had one. I didn't know what all the fuss was about until one day, the freshly baked Cinnabons in the window happened to catch my eye. I decided to try one and boy was I glad I did!! Yummy stuff there!! That gooey cinnamony center is delicious. The cinnamon is loaded in there in gobs. And that frosting... I always get an extra little cup of it because it's so good. They whip up that cream cheese until it's nice and fluffy and light. Unbeatable!

The Frosting or the Bun? - I Love the Frosting!

As I sit there devouring my Cinnabon, I try to figure out which part I like better...the frosting or the bun. They are both filled with goodness! The bun is full of cinnamon gooey-ness and the frosting is sweet and creamy. They're both great but I have to say that frosting is my favorite.

What do you think makes it great?

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Enjoy the Smell of a Fresh Baked Cinnabon Right in Your Own Home!

You can't eat them but the smell of a Cinnabon candle will give you warm fuzzy feelings that will last until the next time you can get to the mall.

Cinnabon by Hanna's Candle 4-Pack Cinnabon Sampler Candle
Cinnabon by Hanna's Candle 4-Pack Cinnabon Sampler Candle

4-Pack of different cinnamon candles! You can keep one or two for yourself and give two away as gifts or you can keep them all for yourself and enjoy the wonderful scents.

 

Mmm.... yummy!

Mmmmm... yum!
Mmmmm... yum!
Cinnabon by Hanna's Candle 14.5-Ounce Cinnabon Classic Jar Candle
Cinnabon by Hanna's Candle 14.5-Ounce Cinnabon Classic Jar Candle

Candles make perfect gifts! Especially ones that smell this good....

 

Delicious!

As soon as I see a Cinnabon, my mouth starts watering and I can't resist. Maybe I'll have to make a trip to my local mall for a Cinnabon this weekend!


Do You Love Cinnabons Too?

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What Do You Think of Chillatas?

Frozen Drinks

I haven't tried a Chillata because I'm not a big fan of frozen drinks but they look really good on all the pics. There's a lot of flavors. The newest one is Chocolate Covered Cherry. It's cherry with chocolate swirl and it looks so good!! Have you had one yet?


Do You Like the Chillatas? What's your favorite flavor?

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The very first Cinnabon Restaurant opened in 1985 in a mall near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Washington.

Want to Learn How to Make Your Own Cinnabons?

If baking is your specialty, you might be able to figure out how they make them with the help of a good recipe book! There's plenty of different ones to choose from!

Monkey Bread

I thought I would share this easy to make recipe for a yummy cinnamon bread. It's really good and kids love it! It's also pretty easy to make so it's good for a sweet breakfast any day of the week.

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Ingredients

  • 2 Packages of Grands Buttermilk Biscuits
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 TBS cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Cut each biscuit into 4 pieces. Mix sugar and cinnamon in a baggie. Toss the biscuit pieces into the baggie and shake it until the dough is coated. Put the pieces into a greased Bundt pan. Melt the butter and mix with the brown sugar. Pour over the biscuits.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until they look done. (If you use any other kind of pan, it will take much longer!)
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Cinnabon Cinnamon Is In Lots of Good Foods!

You can find Cinnabon cinnamon in everything from oatmeal to syrup to coffee and everything in between.

Kellogg's Cinnabon Cereal, 10 oz. box (Pack of 5)
Kellogg's Cinnabon Cereal, 10 oz. box (Pack of 5)

This Cinnabon breakfast cereal is made by Kellogg's. It's like having mini cinnabons in every single bite!

 

Undercover Boss

Kat Cole, the President of Cinnabon, was on Undercover Boss. I always check to see which company they are doing on that episode and I was excited when I saw Cinnabon. I wasn't disappointed. It was a very touching show that had me in tears by the end. It was one of my favorite episodes of all.

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Cinnabon

It's Popping Up Everywhere!

I remember when the only place you could get that Cinnabon taste was from the Cinnabon at the mall but not anymore! Now they make tons of foods that are loaded with Cinnabon ingredients. One of the first logical places that I saw it was in Pillsbury refrigerated cinnamon rolls. That makes perfect sense. You get the yummy frosting and put it on the hot fresh rolls right out of the oven.

But then it started popping up in more foods! Little mini Cinnabon cereal for breakfast, oatmeal, even syrup. You can buy Cinnabon almonds and pecans. There's coffee, cake mixes, and loaves of cinnamon bread - all loaded with that special Cinnabon cinnamon.

It's all yummy and super delicious but nothing beats the genuine cinnamon roll!

Where does it come from?

True cinnamon comes from a tall evergreen tree is Sri Lanka. Cinnamon is taken from the inner bark of the tree.

Most cinnamon in the U.S. comes from a Cassia tree.

What's Better?

Cinnabons or Grandma's Homemade Cinnamon rolls?

Cinnamon!!

If you like to use cinnamon a lot, check out a few of these other items! There's been lots of research done lately that says cinnamon is good for us in more ways than one such as helping our memory.

McCormick Cinnamon is a tried and true favorite of many! You can usually find this in my cabinet. I put cinnamon in lots of different things. When I was a kid, I would make cinnamon and sugar toast. It was so simple but I don't hear about people eating it very often anymore. I wonder why?

Let me know what you think!

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    • Magda2012 profile image

      Magda2012 

      5 years ago

      You make me hungry now. seems so delicious :)

    • JenwithMisty profile imageAUTHOR

      Jen withFlash 

      5 years ago

      @favored: :( That's a bummer. Sometimes ours aren't as good but other times they're super!

    • JenwithMisty profile imageAUTHOR

      Jen withFlash 

      5 years ago

      @imjens: Thanks!

    • imjens profile image

      imjens 

      5 years ago

      Om not sure of i have tasted it BEFORE, but i sure will in the future!

      Great lens, by the way!

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      Fay Favored 

      5 years ago from USA

      Had some this morning, but they sure weren't like the original.

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