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Tres Leches Cinnamon Rolls Recipe – Quick and Easy!

If you are bored of your traditional cinnamon roll recipe, impress the family with this tres leches cinnamon rolls recipe! It will be the best cinnamon rolls you will ever make. And if you don’t want them for an easy breakfast, they can just as easily be an irresistible dessert that everyone will rave about! 

tres leches cinnamon rolls


If you have seen a recipe for overnight cinnamon roll tres leches cake on tiktok – make these cinnamon rolls because they are a lot easier and quicker to prepare.

What is so special about tres leches?

Tres leches is a light and airy cake that is not soggy, despite being soaked in three different types of milk. The hints of cinnamon and the milk mixture makes it one of the best dessert tastes out there. The best part of your morning will be these cinnamon rolls.

Imagine warm, fluffy cinnamon rolls infused with the creamy richness of tres leches, that heavenly trio of evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and heavy cream. Each bite is an exquisite blend of sweet cinnamon goodness and velvety, moist decadence that simply melts in your mouth.

The beauty of these rolls lies in their perfect balance of flavors. The cinnamon swirls lend a comforting warmth while the tres leches soak transforms each bite into a pure delight. 

tres leches cinnamon rolls

​Can you use any type of cinnamon rolls for this recipe?

You can use any brand or type of cinnamon rolls for this delightful tres leche cinnamon rolls recipe, yes. You can also make homemade cinnamon rolls if you have the time!

How long should you soak the cinnamon rolls in the tres leches mixture?

You do not have to soak the rolls in the mixture at all, but for them to absorb more, it probably is a good idea to soak them for at least 30 minutes. You can play around with this recipe. If you have to wait for it to soak then it becomes less quick and easy, but you could definitely soak them overnight to see how you like them.

plate of tres leches cinnamon rolls

What do I serve with tres leches cinnamon rolls?

Picture this: a pan of freshly baked Tres Leches Cinnamon Rolls, glistening with a tantalizing glaze, ready to be savored with a cup of coffee or enjoyed as a sumptuous dessert. You can serve them with typical brunch and breakfast foods like bacon, sausage, eggs, etc. Since they are so sweet, you might limit your fruits or other sweets, as they won’t taste the same alongside the cinnamon rolls.

Whether you’re treating yourself on a lazy Sunday morning or surprising loved ones with a special sweet indulgence, these rolls are guaranteed to steal the show.

What’s even better? These sweet rolls are versatile. They’re a delightful twist for brunch gatherings, potlucks, or even a cozy night in. The fusion of flavors is unexpected yet comforting, making them a standout hit wherever they go.

So, if you’re looking to change up your breakfast experience, I highly recommend giving Tres Leches Cinnamon Rolls a try. Trust me, these rolls are pure magic! 

Tres Leches Cinnamon Rolls Recipe - Quick and Easy!

Tres Leches Cinnamon Rolls Recipe - Quick and Easy!

Yield: 8 cinnamon rolls
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Tres Leches Cinnamon Rolls are a quick and easy breakfast or dessert treat!


  • 1 can of premade cinnamon rolls (8ct) ½ cup evaporated milk ½ cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup heavy cream


    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray.
    2. Place cinnamon rolls in the pan, spacing evenly.
    3. Whisk the evaporated milk, condensed milk and cream together then pour over the cinnamon rolls.
    4. Soak for 30 minutes, if desired, but not necessary.
    5. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
    6. Use the icing from the cinnamon roll package to put on top of the rolls when slightly cooled.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 220Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 135mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 0gSugar: 15gProtein: 4g

The writer is not a doctor or nutritionist and this nutritional information is just a guideline. Please consult your doctor or nutritionist for more accurate information.

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Wednesday 12th of June 2024

Made these last weekend and everyone loved them! So good and easy to make too!


Tuesday 4th of June 2024

The texture of these Tres Leches Cinnamon Rolls was incredibly light and fluffy. The milk mixture soaked into the rolls but they are not soggy at all!


Tuesday 4th of June 2024

I'm so glad you liked them!


Monday 3rd of June 2024

So easy to make and so delicious! Tres leches addition is perfection. Me and my husband paired it with our cups of coffee and we enjoyed our time.


Saturday 1st of June 2024

These rolls are just perfect with my morning coffee. I can't get enough.


Saturday 4th of May 2024

This was so yummy! Loved how soft and moist these cinnamon rolls turned out too!

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