A cinnamon roll (also cinnamon bun, cinnamon swirl and cinnamon snail) is a sweet pastry found commonly in Northern Europe and North America. It consists of a rolled sheet of yeast dough onto which a cinnamon and sugar mixture (and raisins or chopped grapes in some cases) is sprinkled over a thin coat of butter. The dough is then rolled, cut into individual portions, and baked. Cinnamon rolls are frequently topped with icing (often confectioner’s sugar based) or glaze of some sort, or (most common in northern Europe) nib sugar. Comparable to the cinnamon roll is the honey bun, which would be part of the donut family. It is not to be confused with a Danish pastry. The cinnamon roll is thought[by whom?] to…