It’s easy to see why Cinnaholic has a cult following. This is an all vegan bakery dedicated 100% to custom, gourmet cinnamon rolls. Of course they have an “Old Skool Roll” with vanilla frosting, but you can upgrade for a quarter to one of their flavored frosting, of which there are so, so many – blueberry, root beer, pina colada, butter pecan, chocolate, pumpkin spice, peanut butter, cream cheese, and the list goes on.
For another 50 cents you can pick from their plethora of toppings. You thought the frosting was the topping? Oh no. Top that with cookie dough, pie crumble, berries, marshmallows, chocolate chips, pecans and more. The basic “Old Skool” starts at just under $5, but they also have a much less expensive Baby Bun option if you want to trial before diving into a big one or if you would like to sample a few frosting options.
Cinnaholic also dedicates Mondays to online orders. They bake away and ship via priority mail to customers across the U.S. They aren’t cheap this way, after shipping Cinnaholic cinnamon buns come out to $6 a piece (and you order by the dozen). But they are wrapped fresh, come with frosting on the side, and you get to choose from a decent selection of around 10 frosting flavors (including Irish cream, butterscotch, cream cheese, butter pecan, vanilla, and coffee). It’s a once in a blue moon indulgence for curious dairy-free or vegan cinnamon bun lovers who can’t make it to the Bay Area.
Please note that Cinnaholic cinnamon buns are 100% vegan, dairy-free and egg-free. However, in terms of top allergens, they do contain soy and wheat. The buns themselves are made without nuts, but as you can see below, nut toppings are definitely present in the bake shop!
Where to Find Cinnaholic
Their original location is still located at 2132 Oxford Street, Berkeley, CA. However, they now sell online (seasonally) and have franchised their operations! At last check, Cinnaholic had additional locations in Atlanta, Las Vegas, San Diego, Southlake (TX), Toronto, ON and several locations were opening. See their website, below, for current locations, hours, and menus.