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The easiest hack for 'homemade' cinnamon rolls (VIDEO)

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Take a shortcut for cinnamon rolls that taste homemade with this genius hack

Pop quiz: What's the best smell at the mall food court? For those of you who answered Cinnabon, you get a gold star. There's no way I can walk by that intoxicating aroma and not be compelled to buy one (or a dozen). But now, thanks to this handy breakfast hack, I can make luscious cinnamon rolls at home whenever the craving strikes with very little effort. (And very little effort happens to be my favorite thing when it comes to baking.)

Homemade cinnamon roll hack


  • 1-pound loaf frozen dough
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Cream cheese frosting

Check out the video to see how easy this breakfast treat is to make. Your kitchen will smell delightful in no time.

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