Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole {With Rainbow Chip Icing}

This Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole With Rainbow Chip Icing is made with boxed cake mix for an easy festive breakfast recipe that can also double as dessert!

If you like this cinnamon roll recipe, you should also try my Cinnamon Roll Snack Cake and these Cinnamon Roll BlondiesCinnamon Roll Casserole in a white baking dish with words next to it on a white background

 

My Husband Loved This Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Earlier today, I shared the Overnight Birthday Cake French Toast Casserole with you that I made to celebrate my hubby’s birthday after a crazy week. Now I bring you the other part of our breakfast on Saturday – Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole!

I have been wanting to make the original Cinnamon Roll Casserole from The Dishy Decorator for some time now. I had planned on making it at Christmas time, but with all the chaos never got around to it. Personally, I’m glad that happened because I was able to make it with the Funfetti addition!

I have to say, the hubs was more of a fan of this casserole than the french toast one, but he’s more of a cinnamon roll kinda guy than a french toast kinda guy. As soon as I finished with the pictures, I gave him a bite. His eyes just lit up and he took off with the plate and big smile. 🙂

Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole single serving on white plate with casserole in background

And despite the two casseroles looking fairly similar by picture, they are distinctly french toast and cinnamon roll casseroles. So if you are trying to decide which to make (of course I say go for both), ask yourself – do I feel like cinnamon rolls or french toast? There lies your answer.

And they are both super easy to make. The only difference is that the cinnamon roll casserole is baked right away, instead of sitting for a few hours or overnight.

A piece of Funfetti Cinnamon Roll Casserole with a bite missing and a fork nearby

Is Funfetti Cinnamon Roll Casserole Easy To Make?

And as far as cinnamon rolls go, this cinnamon roll casserole is especially easy because there’s no need for yeast or waiting for dough to rise to make the cinnamon rolls – just use the classic canned ones. Cut them up and spread them over the bottom of the pan. Then you mix up a few ingredients, pour over the cinnamon rolls and bake!

Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole in a white baking dish next to a fork

And just a note, the casserole in the pictures is only a half recipe. The recipe posted below is the full recipe. There’s no way the hubs and I could have eaten an entire full recipe of the Funfetti Cake Batter French Toast Casserole AND Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole. At least not without going into a Funfetti food coma. 🙂

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Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole {with Rainbow Chip Icing} with casserole in background
Recipe

Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole {With Rainbow Chip Icing}

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 28 mins
  • Total Time: 48 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This Funfetti Cake Batter Cinnamon Roll Casserole With Rainbow Chip Icing is made with boxed cake mix for an easy festive breakfast recipe that can also double as dessert!


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Ingredients

CASSEROLE

  • 2 cans Pillsbury refrigerated cinnamon rolls
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup funfetti cake mix
  • 1 tbsp sprinkles

TOPPING

  • Icing from cinnamon rolls and/or Rainbow Chip Icing
  • Additional sprinkles (optional)

Instructions

1. Grease a 13×9 baking dish.
2. Cut each cinnamon roll into 8 pieces. Spread them evenly across the bottom of the baking dish.
3. In a medium bowl, beat eggs. Add in milk, cinnamon, vanilla, funfetti cake mix and sprinkles and mix until well blended.
4. Pour egg mixture over cinnamon roll pieces.
5. Sprinkle a few extra sprinkles over the top.
6. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 28 minutes or until golden brown.
7. Serve with icing from cinnamon rolls or rainbow chip icing that has been warmed up a little to allow easy pouring.

Keywords: birthday breakfast, birthday breakfast ideas, cinnamon roll casserole, easy cinnamon roll recipe, easy breakfast idea, cake mix dessert, funfetti cake mix recipes, recipes with funfetti cake mix

Recipe modified from The Dishy Decorator’s Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Enjoy!

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Funfetti Cake Batter Blondies with Rainbow Chip Icing Syrup

Funfetti Cake Batter Ice Cream Cake with Rainbow Chip Icing

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8 Comments
  1. hiba

    hi lindsay,

    how many servings does this make? planning a brunch for 30 and would love to make this but not sure about servings?

  2. Amanda

    Hi there! Do you think this would work in mini muffin tins instead of a 13×9 pan so it would be easier for individual servings? I wonder if I could use paper muffin cups? Thanks.

    1. lifeloveandsugar@gmail.com

      The cinnamon rolls that this recipe uses come pre-made in the packaging. You just need to cut each cinnamon roll into eight pieces and use those in the casserole.

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