Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

How To Make Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

Baked red velvet cinnamon rolls will surely satisfy your sweet cravings. Before serving, drizzle with cream cheese icing on top for a more flavorful taste.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Rest Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes



For the Dough:

  • ½cupwarm water
  • active dry yeast,1 envelope
  • ¾cupwarm milk
  • 1pkgred velvet cake mix
  • cupsall purpose flour
  • pinch of kosher salt

For the Filling:

  • ½cupunsalted butter,(1 stick) softened
  • ½cupbrown sugar
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 1tspcinnamon

For the Cream Cheese Icing:

  • ½cupunsalted butter,(1 stick) softened
  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • ¼cupmilk


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Butter a 9×13-inch pan and set aside.


  1. In a small bowl, combine warm water and yeast. Allow to sit and bloom for 10 minutes.

  2. Once the yeast is active, add to the bowl of a stand mixer. Add milk, cake mix, flour, and salt.

  3. With the dough hook attached, mix on low until dough comes together and starts to pull away from the sides for 5 minutes.

  4. Move the dough to a large bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let it sit until almost doubled in size for about 1 hour.


  1. In a large bowl, mix together butter, sugars, and cinnamon until well combined. Turn dough onto a floured surface and roll into a large rectangle.

  2. Spread the filling over the dough and roll it up into a long log. Slice into 15 rolls.

  3. Place rolls into a prepared pan and bake until golden for 18 to 20 minutes.

Cream cheese icing:

  1. In a large bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and milk.

  2. Drizzle icing over rolls and serve immediately.


  • Calories: 452.74kcal
  • Fat: 19.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.59g
  • Trans Fat: 0.58g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.88g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.88g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.47g
  • Fiber: 1.07g
  • Sugar: 35.68g
  • Protein: 5.00g
  • Cholesterol: 50.80mg
  • Sodium: 320.50mg
  • Calcium: 119.81mg
  • Potassium: 92.36mg
  • Iron: 1.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 166.36µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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