each ingredient tells a story

Our story

It all started with a father, a son and a mission to create the world’s greatest cinnamon roll from scratch. Add in one master baker, months of trial and error, hundreds of different recipes and— BOOM!—you’ve got the sweet, cinnamon-spiced perfection that soon became the calling card of Cinnabon®.

When the father-son duo finally landed on the most magical combination of exceptional ingredients from across the globe, they knew they’d created the perfect recipe. So on December 4, 1985, they transformed their hard-earned dream into a delicious reality with the opening of the first Cinnabon® Bakery in the SeaTac Mall in Seattle, Washington.

Life Needs Frosting®

Bakery menu

Makara® Cinnamon, fresh-baked dough, waves of frosting and even love baked into every bite.

If you are addicted to cinnamon then it is definitely the place to go to. They have mouth watering cinnamon rolls. I just can't stop going there.


Nothing will beat Cinnabon's cinnamon roll. It is best paired with coffee. The first bite will always be heaven.


Each Ingredient Tells a Story


Under the canopy of the tropical forests in Indonesia, the cassia tree produces the sweet, luscious flavor that is exclusively known as Cinnabon® Makara® Cinnamon. It creates a one-of-a-kind experience you can smell and taste.


After months of trials, and mounds of ingredients, we found the ideal recipe for our signature dough. Soft, sweet and perfect for baking, it has become the foundation for all our irresistible baked treats.


It’s often been imitated but never replicated. The smooth, Ooey-Gooey™ topping of Cinnabon® cream cheese frosting adds another depth of flavor. Painted all over our rolls, it’s a final layer to perfection.


It started with our Mochalatta Chill®, a coffee drink wrapped in blankets of chocolate flavor. From there, we expanded to include the rich, sweet Arabica bean coffees and iced coffees to perfectly complement our Cinnabon® flavors.

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Signature Frosting Recipes & Videos

Special recipes

Take your holiday baking to the next level with these signature frosting-filled recipes & how-to videos brought to you by Cinnabon.

  • Cinnabon® Turtle Bonbites™ Parfait

    Prep time 20 MINUTES Cook time Servings 2 Difficulty BEGINNER Category DESSERT Ingredients 5 tbsp Sugar Bonbites (as needed) Caramel Sauce as needed Chocolate Sauce (as needed) 4 oz Hot Water to star...

  • Cinnabon Sunday Cups

    Prep time 10 MINUTES Cook time 15 MINUTES Servings 4 Difficulty BEGINNER Category DESSERT Ingredients 4 Cinnabon Classic Rolls 1 pint Vanilla Ice Cream As much Caramel Sauce as you want Instructions ...

  • Bash Trifle

    Prep time 20 MINUTES Cook time 25 MINUTES Servings 12 Difficulty EXPERT Category DESSERT Ingredients 1 Banana (peeled, sliced) 1 can Pillsbury® Grands! Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnabon Cinnamon 1 Keurig® Cinnabon K-Cup® Pods ...