Garden Grill is one of the several character dining experiences at the Walt Disney World Resort. Guests dine in a unique rotating dining room with special appearances by some of their favorite characters. On the breakfast menu is the well-known Chip’s Stick Bun Bake, add a touch of that Disney magic to your morning with this delicious recipe!


Chip’s Sticky Bun Bake


Cinnamon Dough

  • 1 c milk
  • ounce cake yeast 3 tbsp, loosely packed
  • ¼ c sugar
  • ½ c butter softened
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 c bread flour
  • 2 eggs at room temperature

Cinnamon Smear

  • 1 ¼ c margarine softened
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 ¼ c brown sugar
  • 2 eggs


  • 1 tsp milk
  • 1 ½ c confectioners' sugar
  • 4 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Cinnamon Dough

  1. Heat milk in small sauce pan to 90º – 95ºF. Remove and add yeast, whisk until dissolved and set aside.

  2. Mix sugar, butter, salt, cinnamon, eggs and flour in large bowl until smooth.

  3. Slowly combine with milk mixture, stir until dough pulls from bowl easily.

  4. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface for 5 to 10 minutes.

  5. Place dough in a large bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let rest for 10 minutes or until doubled in size.

  6. Coat bottom and sides of a 9 x 13 inch pan with butter.

  7. Knead dough on a floured surface into a 15 x 10 inch rectangle.

  8. Spread cinnamon smear over dough, roll dough together.

  9. Cut into 1 inch slices, quarter each slice and place pieces close together in pan.

  10. Cover the pan and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size (about 45 minutes).

  11. Preheat oven to 350ºF.

  12. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

  13. Drizzle with icing and serve warm.

Cinnamon Smear

  1. Cream together margarine, cinnamon and brown sugar.

  2. Add eggs one at a time mixing well. Place in refrigerator until ready to use.


  1. Mix milk, confectioners’ sugar, softened butter and vanilla extract in a bowl until smooth.

  2. Drizzle over warm bun.


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