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Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe

It’s no secret that I love rainbows. Any way I can sneak in swirly colors around here, I do. And whether its Unicorn poop cupcakes or awesome nebula jars, having a variety of colors in my life just makes me HAPPY. Which is why this Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe just makes me giddy!

Fairy Cinnamon Rolls: Funfetti Breakfast Roll Recipe, Birthday Breakfast with Cake Frosting!

If this is you too, I have a fun recipe that is perfect for a special child (or adult) in your life. Now I am not one of those parents that think you only get treats on your birthday. I am all about celebrating life and all the awesome things that go with it, so before I tell you to make this on a birthday, let me also say make this on any day.

In fact, I challenge you to make Fairy bread on a Monday just to get your week started off great!  But no matter what day you make it on, birthday or to celebrate the last day of the week, the fact is that Fairy Cinnamon rolls are a serious treat and one that will delight your family, friends, or office.

Looking at the pictures below you probably think this is just cinnamon roll dough with sprinkles…but you are wrong. This is actually a combination of rolls and cake from the sticky flaky dough all the way down to the tasty yummy frosting. If you’re looking for our traditional Cinnamon Roll recipe click here.

Fairy Cinnamon Rolls

Filling

Frosting

Directions:

Fairy Cinnamon Rolls: Funfetti Breakfast Roll Recipe, Birthday Breakfast with Cake Frosting!

Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe Instructions

In a small bowl, combine water and yeast and let it activate (foam up)

Once yeast is active pour into the bowl of a stand mixer. Add 1 cup funfetti cake mix, salt and vanilla. Use dough hook attachment to mix ingredients together.

Add bread flour 1 cup at a time until well combined.

Grease the inside of a large bowl and place dough inside.

Cover with plastic wrap.

Let sit for an hour until doubled in size.

Punch dough down, cover again and let rise for an additional hour until double in size.

After the second rise, remove and place dough on a clean floured surface.

Roll out into a large rectangle shape.

Combine brown sugar, ½ cup cake mix and cinnamon in a small bowl

Spread softened butter over top.

Evenly distribute brown sugar mixture over the butter

Sprinkle with rainbow sprinklesFairy Cinnamon Rolls: Funfetti Breakfast Roll Recipe, Birthday Breakfast with Cake Frosting!

On one of the long sides, roll up to make a long and skinny log.

Slice into even rolls. It should yield 12- 16 rolls depending on how thick you slice them.

Place in a greased 9×13 baking pan

Cover with plastic wrap and let cinnamon rolls rise a final time in the pan, about 30 minutes, or until they have doubled in size.

Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.

While cinnamon rolls are baking, make the frosting.

In a large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar, ½ cup cake mix, vanilla and milk.

Spread frosting over warm Fairy Cinnamon Roll rolls. Sprinkle with additional sprinkles if desired.

 

 

Fairy Cinnamon Rolls: Funfetti Breakfast Roll Recipe, Birthday Breakfast with Cake Frosting!

 

 

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Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe
What You Need
  • 1 cup Funfetti cake mix
  • 1 ½ tbsp. 2 pkgs active dry yeast
  • 2 cups very warm water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 5 cups bread flour
  • Filling
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup funfetti cake mix
  • cinnamon
  • rainbow sprinkles
  • Frosting
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup funfetti cake mix
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3-6 Tbsp. milk
  • Rainbow sprinkles
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, combine water and yeast and let it activate (foam up)
  2. Once yeast is active pour into the bowl of a stand mixer. Add 1 cup funfetti cake mix, salt and vanilla. Use dough hook attachment to mix ingredients together.
  3. Add bread flour 1 cup at a time until well combined.
  4. Grease the inside of a large bowl and place dough inside.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap.
  6. Let sit for an hour until doubled in size.
  7. Punch dough down, cover again and let rise for an additional hour until double in size.
  8. After the second rise, remove and place dough on a clean floured surface.
  9. Roll out into a large rectangle shape.
  10. Combine brown sugar, ½ cup cake mix and cinnamon in a small bowl
  11. Spread softened butter over top.
  12. Evenly distribute brown sugar mixture over the butter
  13. Sprinkle with rainbow sprinkles
  14. On one of the long sides, roll up to make a long and skinny log.
  15. Slice into even rolls. It should yield 12- 16 rolls depending on how thick you slice them.
  16. Place in a greased 9x13 baking pan
  17. Cover with plastic wrap and let cinnamon rolls rise a final time in the pan, about 30 minutes, or until they have doubled in size.
  18. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.
  19. While cinnamon rolls are baking, make the frosting.
  20. In a large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar, ½ cup cake mix, vanilla and milk.
  21. Spread frosting over warm rolls. Sprinkle with additional sprinkles if desired.

Love this Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe? Try these Unicorn Poop Cupcakes to round out your day!

Unicorn Poop Cupcake cones recipe

 

 

Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe: Funfetti Breakfast Roll Recipe, Birthday Breakfast with Cake Frosting!Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe: Funfetti Breakfast Roll Recipe for an awesome Birthday Breakfast slathered in delicious Cake Frosting!

1 thought on “Fairy Cinnamon Roll Recipe”

  1. This is a fun way to have cinnamon rolls. I have always been scared to make them at home but this recipe is very easy to follow. And your pictures make me wish I had a cinnamon roll right now!

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