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Cinnamon Roll French Bread

Cinnamon Roll French Bread

Course Bread, Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon-roll-french-bread, french-bread-recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 slices
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 (1 lb) loaf french or Italian bread sliced in half
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Slice the bread in half and lay side by side on the parchment.
  • In a bowl whisk together the softened butter, light brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg until fully combined.
  • Divide between the bread halves spreading from end to end.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. The topping will be hot, so carefully cut into 1-inch slices.
  • Whisk together the powdered sugar, heavy cream and vanilla until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Drizzle over the cinnamon roll french bread. Serve extra glaze on the side.