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Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Roll Pudding

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You’re about to discover the sweetest secret in slow cooking – Cinnamon Roll Pudding! Imagine waking up to the aroma of warm cinnamon and sugar, knowing you’ve got a decadent dessert waiting for you.

We’ll guide you through each step, making sure it’s as easy as pie. You’ll also learn the best ways to serve it, plus a few handy tips to get it just right.

So, let’s get that slow cooker fired up and create some magic!

The Magic of Slow Cooked Desserts

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Why haven’t you discovered the magic of slow cooked desserts yet? They’re a game-changer, really.

Imagine coming home after a long day to the tantalizing aroma of a dessert slow cooking in your kitchen. It’s not just about convenience, though that’s a huge factor. Slow cooking allows flavors to develop and meld in a way that’s simply not possible with quicker methods.

Take our slow-cooker cinnamon roll pudding, for instance. It’s a dessert that fills your home with the comforting scent of cinnamon and sugar. The slow cooking process lets the cinnamon, sugar, and dough meld together into a sweet, gooey treat that’s the perfect end to any meal.

Essential Ingredients for Cinnamon Roll Pudding

You’ll need flour and yeast for the dough, but don’t forget the essential spices like cinnamon and nutmeg for the cinnamon roll pudding. These key ingredients amplify the flavor, making your dessert irresistible. Add a dash of vanilla extract to bring out the sweetness. Don’t skimp on the eggs and milk; they’re crucial for the custard base.

When it comes to the glaze, powdered sugar and cream cheese are a must. They blend together beautifully, creating a velvety, sweet frosting that perfectly complements the spicy, warm pudding.

Lastly, you’ll need a slow cooker. It’s not just a tool, it’s a major player. It gives your pudding that heavenly, melt-in-your-mouth texture. Trust us, this recipe won’t disappoint.

Step-by-Step Preparation Guide

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Let’s move on to the step-by-step preparation guide where we’ll detail every part of the process to ensure your cinnamon roll pudding turns out perfect.

  1. Begin by greasing your slow cooker.
  2. Next, tear your cinnamon rolls into bite-sized pieces and place them in the cooker.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla extract, and cinnamon until it’s well-mixed.
  4. Pour this mixture over the cinnamon roll pieces. You’ll want to make sure they’re fully soaked, so give everything a good stir.
  5. Now, it’s time to cook. Cover your slow cooker and set it on low for about 3 hours. You’re looking for a golden color and a set center.
  6. Once it’s done, drizzle with icing and serve it warm.

Enjoy your homemade cinnamon roll pudding!

Serving Suggestions and Pairings for Cinnamon Roll Pudding

Pairing your cinnamon roll pudding with a mug of hot coffee or a glass of cold milk enhances its flavors, and adding a dollop of whipped cream on top gives it that extra indulgence. You’ll find that the sweetness of the pudding complements the bitterness of the coffee or the mildness of the milk. It’s a comforting combination that’ll surely make your day.

You can also sprinkle some cinnamon on your coffee to tie in the flavors. For a festive touch, you might want to consider pairing it with a glass of eggnog. The spices in the eggnog will accentuate the warm, rich flavors of your pudding.

Tips and Tricks for Perfect Slow-Cooker Pudding

For a perfect slow-cooker pudding, you’ve got to ensure the right balance of ingredients and proper cooking time, but don’t worry, we’ve got some amazing tips for you.

First, always coat your slow cooker with non-stick spray. This makes your pudding slide right out when it’s done.

Second, don’t peek! It’s tempting, but every time you lift the lid, you’re letting out heat and slowing down the cooking process.

Third, remember that slow-cooking isn’t a precise science. Depending on your cooker, your pudding might be ready a little earlier or later than the recipe indicates.

Lastly, let your pudding rest after cooking. It’s difficult to resist, but this allows the flavors to meld together.

Follow these tips, and you’ll have a lusciously tender pudding every time.

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Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Roll Pudding

You're about to discover the sweetest secret in slow cooking – Cinnamon Roll Pudding! Imagine waking up to the aroma of warm cinnamon and sugar, knowing you've got a decadent dessert waiting for you.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Course Breakfast


  • Slow Cooker- 6 quart or larger


  • 24.8 oz. cinnamon rolls two 12.4 oz cans original cinnamon rolls with icing I suggest Pillsbury brand
  • ½ cup melted salted butter heat the butter to just melted don’t make overly hot.
  • 4 large eggs
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup heavy cream


  • Spray baking spray in the liner of the slow cooker. Set aside.
  • Open the cinnamon roll cans. Separate all the cinnamon rolls.
  • Cut each roll in quarters. You should have 64 pieces of cinnamon rolls.
  • Spread evenly the cut cinnamon rolls into the slow cooker liner.
  • Pour the cooled butter over the cinnamon rolls. Set aside.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, add the eggs, brown sugar, whisk until combined.
  • Add the ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, vanilla extra. Mix until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Add the heavy cream and mix well.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the cinnamon rolls.
  • Cover and cook on low for 3.5 – 4 hours. Every slow cooker cooks differently, so check at the 3.5 hour mark.
  • Serve and Enjoy!


  • To store: Refrigerate cinnamon rolls in an airtight container for up to 3 days – and that’s if they last that long.
  • For reheating the casserole, you can microwave your portion or put it in the air fryer at 330 degrees F for 5 minutes or until the desired temperature.
  • You can use a pair of kitchen scissors or a pizza cutter to cut the cinnamon rolls quickly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Substitute Any Ingredients in the Recipe if I Have Dietary Restrictions?

Absolutely, you can adjust the ingredients based on your dietary needs. You’re free to use non-dairy milk, sugar substitutes, or gluten-free rolls. It’s all about making the recipe work for you. Enjoy experimenting!

How Long Can I Store the Leftover Cinnamon Roll Pudding and What Is the Best Way to Reheat It?

You can store leftovers for up to 3 days in the fridge. To reheat, pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds or until warmed through. It’s best not to reheat it more than once.

Can I Prepare This Pudding Recipe in Another Type of Appliance Other Than a Slow Cooker?

Absolutely, you can prepare this pudding in other appliances. Try using an oven or a stovetop. Adjust the cooking time and temperature accordingly, and you’ll have the same delicious treat. Experiment and find what works best for you.

Is This Recipe Suitable for Kids or People With Certain Health Conditions Like Diabetes?

Sure, it’s kid-friendly, but for those with diabetes, it’s best to consult a doctor or dietitian. The recipe’s sugar content might not be suitable. Always prioritize health by making informed food choices.

Can I Double or Halve the Recipe Depending on How Many People I’m Serving?

Absolutely, you can modify the recipe to suit your needs. If you’re serving a larger crowd, double the ingredients. If it’s just a few of you, halve them. Just keep an eye on the cooking time.

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So, you’ve done it! You’ve whipped up a decadent slow-cooker cinnamon roll pudding.

It’s as simple as gathering your ingredients, following the steps, and patiently waiting for the slow cooker to work its magic.

Don’t forget the serving suggestions and tips for that perfect pudding experience.

Now, all that’s left is to sit back, savor every spoonful, and bask in the delicious achievement.

Remember, the best desserts are those made with love and shared with joy.

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Meet Sue Perera, the culinary aficionado behind our captivating recipe hub. An imaginative and talented young woman, Sue has an unwavering passion for all things food – especially those aromatic wonders, cinnamon and thyme. Her deep-seated love for these two unique spices inspired the birth of this website, but don't be fooled – her culinary repertoire extends far beyond these two ingredients.
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