the cutest, lil’ microwave cinnamon roll for ONE.

Oh hey.  Just me.  With another cinnamon roll recipe.

Healthy cinnamon roll for ONE! Made with oat flour and bananas! Soo tasty! |

I already have a single serving cinnamon roll recipe on the blog, but we can always use another! Who doesn’t love a cute cinnamon roll for one?!

I asked Andrew what he wanted to breakfast yesterday (because I’m indecisive and couldn’t decide what I wanted).  He said cheesy eggs.  So I made us cheesy eggs and then…he ate them all because he was hungrier than I thought.  So then I was like, “hmmm” and was also like, “well I don’t want to make more eggs (you know, because that would take to long…aka 30 seconds), and I’m kinda feeling something sweet.” So I went to pinterest to look for inspiration.  Nothing looked good.  Then I thought, “I should def just go with the classic and make a single serving cinnamon roll.” 

And all those thoughts happened in about 4 1/2 minutes.  My mind is a very noisy place.  Sometimes I ask Andrew, “what are you thinking about right now?” And he goes, “literally nothing.” Gosh I wish I could think about nothing.  That sounds so nice.  My brain is always like, “blaaaaahhh blah blaaaaahhh blah blaahhhh.”  That’s one of the reasons I go to yoga…to quiet the noise a bit. 

Okay. This recipe.  I think it’s totally awesome and I think the oat flour MAKES it soft and flavorful.  I haven’t tried it with any other flours, but I’m sure you could.  I don’t think it tastes very banana-y, but you could prob replace the banana with applesauce if you hate bananas (i hear you people who hate bananas exist?!). 

It’s not an ooey, gooey cinnamon roll, but it’s soft and dense and I really love it.  Try it.  See what you think.  Let me know what you think. 

Happy cinnamon roll-ing!

the cutest, lil' microwave cinnamon roll for ONE.

Yield: serves 1 excited person


cinnamon roll dough
1/3 cup + 2 tbsp oat flour
2 tbsp ripe, mashed banana
1 tbsp melted butter
1/4 tsp baking powder
pinch salt

1ish tbsp brown sugar
1-2 tsp butter, chopped into lil' cubes
sprinkle of cinnamon

2 tbsp powdered sugar
drop vanilla
tiny bit milk (enough to turn dry powdered sugar into icing...~1 tsp)


In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the cinnamon roll dough.  Mix until a dough forms.  Place dough onto a floured surface and roll out into a long rectangle.  Top with brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon.  Roll up into cinnamon roll form and place in a greased ramekin (I use the ramekin I melted my butter it).  Microwave for about 1 minutes (I leave mine pretty soft).  In a separate bowl, combine powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until an icing forms.

Drizzle icing over cinnamon roll and nom it up! You're gonna enjoy it SO much.


  1. I love a serving that’s made for an excited person! This is such a fun Saturday morning idea.
    I ask my husband the same thing. He will look so deep in thought and I’ll think he must be upset or something. Nope, thinking about nothing at all!

  2. I love cinnamon rolls but I rarely eat them, because they’re not really on the healthy menu ;-) can’t wait to give this a try!

  3. This looks perfect! I can’t wait to make one for each Matt and me!

  4. If you ever discover the off-switch to your brain, let me know. I can’t find mine anywhere!! ;) This cinnamon roll is perfect in every way.

  5. This is the most adorable breakfast I’ve ever seen! Such a fun idea. Would be a good/quick way to make a weekday morning feel more like a weekend :)

  6. Loved this so much! Thanks for the recipe! I added 1 heaping tablespoon pumpkin purée and about 1/2 tablespoon more oat flour to compensate for the moisture of the pumpkin and it was divine! you’re right about it not being sticky and ooey gooey, but it certainly is soft and cinnamon-y! Yummy and satisfying.

  7. This is SO CUTE! I think I’ll have it as my AM snack xo

  8. Just made this for breakfast – and LOVE it. Thank you!!

  9. Oh my gosh this looks so good! I am over here drooling over this dish right now. I am all over this. I can’t even stop starring.

  10. Ahh cinnamon rolls are my guilty pleasure and these look amazing! Definitely adding them to my to-make list :)

  11. soo cute!!! I just made it- with some alterations according to my pantry– and it is just the sweetness i need on this Saturday morning :) Thanks!!!

  12. I just made this in my dorm room. Totally cheered up this dreary, rainy Saturday morning! This was definitely the best mug recipe I’ve ever tried!! :)

  13. wooohoooo qualifying cookies 24-7 I LOOOOOVVEE it. That sounds like a sweet life to me.

  14. This was really interesting! It wasn’t like a cinnamon roll from the bakery but it really satisfied my cinnamon roll craving and I don’t feel guilty! Will definitely be making again :)

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