Wake up a few minutes early and surprise your significant other with the smell of freshly baked Pillsbury cinnamon rolls this Valentine's Day. While the original Cinnabon cinnamon rolls topped with a creamy vanilla icing are always welcome, nothing says love more than pastel pink strawberries and cream icing. So what are you waiting for? Turn that alarm clock a little earlier than usual.
What are Grands Cinnamon Rolls?
Pillsbury has been serving up their Grands Cinnamon Rolls since the 1950s in the same tin you have to pop with either a spoon or a good thwack on the counter. It contains the usual cinnamon roll ingredients (Enriched Flour Bleached, Water, Sugar, Dextrose, Palm and Soybean Oil, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Baking Powder, Modified Whey, Cinnamon, Vital Wheat Gluten, Corn Syrup Solids, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Monoglycerides) and is around 300 calories per serving size for the 5-count tins.
Along with the original variety, Pillsbury also sells limited-edition flavors like Hot Cocoa and Pumpkin Spice. The Strawberry & Cream was limited edition at one point, but it is now available year-round.
How To Make Grands Cinnamon Rolls
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Heat oven according to package. Start by greasing a nonstick pan (something like a square cake pan or round cake pan works great). Remove the raw cinnamon roll dough rounds from the tin and place rolls in the pan. Bake dough until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Remove warm cinnamon rolls from the oven and immediately frost with the included frosting. Serve and enjoy.
But why stop there? Here are a few recipes you can follow to bump your rolls up a notch.
Cookie-Stuffed Strawberry & Cream Cinnamon Rolls
The addition of Oreo cookies bring these rolls over the top.
Strawberry Shortcake Cinnamon Rolls
Who doesn't love fresh strawberries?