'Cinnabon' on Serious Eats

The Problems With Cinnabon's New Salted Caramel Center of the Roll Start With the Name

Cinnabon is jumping onto the sweet-meets-savory bandwagon by adding salted caramel onto a new limited-time-only treat. For those who haven't been to a mall food court in a while, the chain already features an item called the Center of the Roll. It's essentially the inner mass of a standard Cinnabon, cut into bite-sized pieces, served in a cup, to be eaten with a fork.* More

Mixed Review: Betty Crocker Decadent Supreme Cinnamon Swirl Cake

If you've ever set foot in a shopping mall or an airport, then you know what a Cinnabon smells like. Chances are you know what one tastes like too. The behemoth of all sticky buns, Cinnabons are massive spirals of dough oozing with cinnamon goo and slicked with cream cheese frosting. Betty Crocker has teamed up with Cinnabon to create a Decadent Supreme Cinnamon Swirl Cake Mix. Did it taste like a Cinnabon? Did it make my kitchen smell like a food court? Most importantly, was it delicious? More

Cinnabon-Esque Cinnamon Rolls

Photo from The Cooking Photographer via Photograzing I'm a sucker for Cinnabons—those indecently sweet, doughy cinnamon rolls found at food courts and airports across the country—so I'm tempted to try this recipe for "Cinnabon Clones" from Laura Flowers at The Cooking Photographer. The day I can capture that smell in my own oven, I will be a happy person indeed.... More

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