We are diving into the world of viral TikTok recipes and exploring a delightful twist on a classic favorite – Cinnamon Rolls with a heavenly addition of heavy cream. These soft, gooey, and utterly irresistible cinnamon rolls have taken the internet by storm, and for a good reason!

For many years, my family and I have had this tradition of baking cinnamon rolls on the night of Christmas Eve. It is something that my siblings and I have grown to love and look forward to doing every year. While this activity may be a cherishing moment, we have been looking to spice things up in the kitchen this year. Trying a new recipe is one way to spice things up!

Whilst looking for new recipes to try, I’ve stumbled across this trending recipe that has blossomed on TikTok. The infamous cinnamon rolls with heavy cream took the app by storm mid-summer of last year and has gotten all of the foodies in a rave to try the goods! With the 5-step process, the sweet meal is the perfect dish for everyone to try and enjoy. I’m sure Santa wouldn’t mind a new treat this year!

On a roll

So what makes these viral rolls so special? The key is in the cream! The addition of the heavy cream creates the ultimate consistency for a fluffy, succulent breading. You can add your own twist to the cream, along with the other ingredients, to enhance the flavors even more.

Made using store bought ingredients, the dish is easy to make for people of all expertise levels. Some have even compared the recipe to the popular cinnamon rolls from Cinnabon. You get the same delicious sensation for a fraction of the price!

Not to mention, from the comfort of your own home! I mean, how can you lose with these rolls? Looking for more TikTok recipes? Try our upside down puff pastry recipe.

What you need to make the viral cinnamon rolls

So you’ve watched the videos and tutorials on TikTok, now it is time to make a trip to the grocery store. Here’s what you’ll need on your list:

Extra ingredients for extra goodness

These ingredients are not necessarily needed to bake the dish but they will improve your experience!

How to make the viral cinnamon rolls

These soft and gooey delights are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a sweet treat any time of the day. So, don’t forget to snap some pictures, share the joy on social media, and enjoy these irresistible cinnamon rolls!

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Viral TikTok Inspired Cinnamon Rolls With Heavy Cream Recipe

Tianna W
These soft, gooey, and utterly irresistible cinnamon rolls have taken the internet by storm, and for a good reason!
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Prep Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 rolls


  • 1 package cinnamon roll
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • cups butter melted
  • 2 cups brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to specified temperature setting according to the package directions. This may be anywhere from 350-375℉.
  • Line baking dish with ½ cup of the butter (or nonstick spray) and evenly array the rolls leaving space between them.
  • Pour the heavy cream over the rolls, making sure to give each roll a good layer and fill the pan along the bottom.
  • Combine the remaining butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a small mixing bowl. Pour mixture over all of the rolls. This step is optional but highly suggested!
  • Bake the cinnamon rolls for 25-30 minutes, checking on the dish after about 20 minutes to see how it is baking.
  • Remove the rolls from the oven and make sure that they are cooked all the way through. The rolls should be moist, light, and fluffy. Spread the frosting included in your cinnamon roll packet and serve warm. Enjoy!
Keyword Cinnamon Rolls, TikTok, TikTok Inspired
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