5 Ways to Reheat Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls

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Nothing beats fresh cinnamon rolls with that heavenly sweet aroma, pillowy texture, and golden brown top. Gooey cinnamon rolls are a true treat, especially when they come from Cinnabon.

But how do you reheat them and make them taste fresh again? Learn these 5 ways to reheat Cinnabon cinnamon rolls.

Reheated roll on a blue plate.

Whether you have homemade cinnamon rolls or the ones from the store, leftover cinnamon rolls are all too often hard cinnamon rolls. This is why you’ll want to know the best way to reheat them so they taste like fresh cinnamon rolls.

These easy methods and different ways will give you the best options, allowing you to enjoy delicious cinnamon rolls again!

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Oven Method

The oven method is preferred if you have a whole batch of store-bought cinnamon rolls to reheat.

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
  • Place your whole batch of cinnamon rolls or a single cinnamon roll on a baking sheet. (Be sure not to add the box to the oven).
  • Cover them with foil to prevent them from drying out during the reheating process.
  • Heat for about 10-15 minutes or until your cinnamon rolls are thoroughly warmed through.
Cinnabon cinnamon rolls in a box.

Microwave Method

If you only have a single cinnamon roll to reheat, the microwave method is your best bet.

  • Place a cinnamon roll on a microwave-safe plate.
  • Cover it with a damp paper towel to trap moisture in and keep it from drying out.
  • Microwave on high for about 30 seconds to one minute, depending on the power of your microwave. You may need to add additional time, though only do so in 30-second increments.
Cinnamon roll on a plate. There's a box of cinnamon rolls behind the plate.

Toaster Oven Method

A great method for hard cinnamon rolls is to pop them in your toaster oven. This turns out great results.

  • Preheat the toaster oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
  • Line the toaster oven’s baking tray with aluminum foil, then place the cinnamon rolls on the tin foil-lined tray.
  • Heat for about 5-10 minutes.
Cinnamon rolls in a box and on a green plate.

Air Fryer Method

This reheating method for leftover cinnamon rolls is a great way to revive them.

  • Set your air fryer to preheat at 300 degrees Fahrenheit (150 degrees Celsius).
  • Place the cinnamon rolls into the air fryer basket.
  • Heat for about 4-6 minutes, then serve.

Stovetop Method

Sweet cinnamon rolls can be reheated on your stovetop, too. This reheating process really restores them to a glorious texture.

  • Place the dry cinnamon rolls in a skillet on low heat.
  • Cover with a lid to trap the heat and moisture.
  • Heat for a few minutes on each side.

Remember, the key to successfully reheating Cinnabon cinnamon rolls is to ensure they don’t dry out or get too crispy.

Adjust the heating time based on the number of cinnamon rolls you are reheating, and their initial temperature will give you the best results.

Cinnamon rolls that are room temperature will require less time than those that are refrigerated or frozen cinnamon rolls. 

Cinnamon rolls on a plate and in a box.

Storing Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls

For optimal freshness, store your Cinnabon cinnamon rolls in an airtight container or tightly wrapped in plastic wrap to retain their moisture and flavor and refrigerate.

This method is best for enjoying warm cinnamon rolls with rich, creamy frosting the next day, ensuring they taste just as delicious as when first baked.

How To Reheat Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls

The different methods for reheating cinnamon rolls are great to know, but it all depends on your personal preference.

This step-by-step guide ensures you’ve got the right way to revive stale cinnamon rolls back to their glorious fresh baked state! No need to go to coffee shops or the mall when you can have the fresh reheated rolls right at home.

How are you going to reheat your Cinnabon cinnamon roll today?

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