Commonly served in North America and Northern Europe, cinnamon roll is a sweet and flavored roll which is also known as a cinnamon bun, a cinnamon swirl or a cinnamon snail. It is basically a rolled sheet of yeast leavened dough, sprinkled over with cinnamon and sugar mixture, rolled and baked. The size of the roll may vary from place to place or vendor to vendor. And so does the calories / nutritional values contained in the roll.
The cinnamon rolls manufactured by Pillsbury are given a D grading in terms of nutritional values and a single serving (44g) have 145 calories. The fat content in the rolls is 5.0g, with 1.5g of it being saturated fat; it contributes 45 calories to the total. The sodium and proteins content in the rolls is 340mg and 2.0g respectively. Also the 23.0g of carbohydrates has 0.5g of dietary fibers and 10.0g of sugars for its components. One positive point of these rolls is that it has no cholesterol at all, but it does have high amounts of sugar.
The Classic Cinnabon roll from Cinnabon has 730 calories per roll (i.e. 221g) of which 216 calories come from the 24.0g fat content. The carbohydrates content in the rolls is 114.0g of which only 1.5g is dietary fibers.
The Cinnamon rolls manufactured and served by Starbucks Coffee are given a D- grading in the overall nutrition department. A single roll (or 118g) of the item contains 420 calories with 117 of them coming from its fat content. The fat content is 13.0g (with 7.0g saturated fat) and the carbohydrate content is 67.0g while dietary fibers and sugars take 2.0g and 32.0 g of it respectively. This high level of sugar serves as a bad point from nutritional point of view. The cholesterol, sodium and protein levels are 65mg, 400mg, and 8.0g respectively.