Cinnamon Rolls Using Cake Mix!

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

Quick and easy...cake mix, yeast, a bit of oil and eggs and you are good to go. Found this recipe in the local snow sled club recipe book.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in water for 3 minutes.
  2. Add cake mix, 1 cup flour, eggs, oil and salt.
  3. Beat until bubbles appear.
  4. Slowly add 5 1/4 Cups flour to make a soft dough.
  5. Knead for 5 minutes.
  6. Let rise until doubled.
  7. Roll 1/4 inch thick.
  8. Spread with butter.
  9. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.
  10. Roll up jelly roll style.
  11. Cut into 1 1/2 inch slices.
  12. Place in greased 9 x 13 pan.
  13. Allow to raise until doubled.
  14. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes.
Most Helpful

We made this recipe with Kay's review in mind. We rolled the dough to about 2 1/2'x 16 inches. We doubled the filling and with an extra pair of hands we rolled this up! What fun to make a jelly roll pan full of these huge beautiful rolls! The dough was a bit heavier than my own recipe but rolled out easily. I will be making these again for the upcoming holidays -maybe with a few raisins sprinkled in!

smoke alarm jr November 01, 2004

I think this is one of those recipes that require some experimenting due to personal tastes. I didn't think this had enough butter, sugar or cinnamon, and there was MUCH more dough than I was expecting. I (as always) had to add an additional cup of flour, but even then the dough was really soft. They did have a very good taste, however, please don't think that I didn't like these. I drizzled them with Cinnamon Bun Icing #19239.

Kay D. June 23, 2004