This recipe is so easy to make, that it is almost embarrassing to post it. We do tackle more difficult and time-consuming recipes, but I so appreciate the quick and easy ones for those super busy days when you want/need to make something but don’t have much time.
I consider this recipe semi-homemade because you start with refrigerated, canned biscuit dough. But hang in there with me, because some magic is about to happen to make this taste like it was made from scratch!
The magic is the cinnamon! We use Vietnamese cinnamon in this recipe. When you are baking, Vietnamese cinnamon adds an extremely strong and sweet flavor. It gives your baked goods that really deep and rich cinnamon flavor. This is the only cinnamon we use for baking. Please note that when using Vietnamese cinnamon it will bake up darker than other cinnamons. We didn’t want you thinking that it was burning!
The Vietnamese cinnamon we used for this recipe came from Penzeys Spices in Columbus, OH. They have an on-line store you can order from. I highly recommend you check them out. They have an awesome selection of spices and other cooking/baking supplies. Sydney and I plan on featuring Penzeys Spices on our blog one day in the future.
This recipe was adapted from one we found on allrecipes.com. We want to acknowledge them and thank them for the inspiration! It is a family favorite in our house. We normally double the batch so we have some left over. If you do have some left over, store in a container and when you are ready to have some more, just place some on a plate and warm in the microwave for 20 seconds or so. This softens up the cinnamon and gets it all gooey again! Enjoy!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
You will need:
2 large cans/packages of refrigerated biscuit dough
3 Tablespoons ground cinnamon (we use Vietnamese cinnamon)
3/4 cup white sugar and another separate 3/4 cup of sugar
1/2 cup margarine or butter (we use margarine, doesn’t burn as easily as butter)
Mix together the first 3/4 cup of white sugar and the cinnamon.
Using kitchen shears, cut each of the biscuits into 4 parts. Dip the biscuits into the sugar and cinnamon mixture and place in a greased bundt/tube pan. Do this until both packages of the biscuits have been used.
Next you will melt the margarine. When it is melted, you will add in the second 3/4 cup of sugar and stir (it will have the consistency of applesauce). Pour this mixture over the biscuits.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30-35 minutes.
Caution: The cinnamon will be VERY hot and sticky when you bring it out of the oven! Wait several minutes before pulling it apart and eating it. Did we mention no forks allowed when eating this? You just pull the bread apart with your fingers and pop it in your mouth. Delicious and fun!
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