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Best Cinnamon Roll Icing Without Cream Cheese in Black Bowl

Homemade Cinnamon Roll Icing

Prep Time
10 mins

Quick and easy cinnamon roll icing recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in 10 minutes. It's made without cream cheese and loaded with vanilla & butter.

Servings: 2 cups
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade cinnamon roll frosting
Calories: 1128 kcal
Author: Abeer Rizvi


  • 3 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted, Room temperature
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract Use clear extract to prevent discoloration
  • 2-3 tbsp Whole milk Or heavy cream


  1. In a medium-size mixing bowl, add powdered sugar, butter, vanilla extract, milk and mix until smooth and creamy.

  2. Pour over warm rolls and spread. Some of the glaze with get absorbed and some of it will set on top. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat prior to using it on your baked goods. 
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Cinnamon Roll Icing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1128 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 29g145%
Cholesterol 124mg41%
Sodium 416mg17%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 181g60%
Sugar 177g197%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1418IU28%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.