Cinnamon Sugar Pulled Pork

Recipes by Chef Steph

Chef Steph

Cinnamon Sugar Pulled Pork

Looking for something sweet and savory? This pulled pork recipe will satisfy all of your cravings at once!


Cinnamon Sugar Pulled Pork
  • 1 - boneless pork roast about 3 lbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon - minced garlic
  • - salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/3 cups - brown sugar divided
  • 1 tablespoon - Mississippi River Distillery bourbon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon - balsamic vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1 cup - chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon - cinnamon
Prep time
15 minutes
Cook Time
9  hours
10 to 12


  1. Trim any excess fat from pork roast. Prick roast all over with a fork. Rub garlic on roast and rub in the salt and pepper as well. Let sit.
  2. In a small bowl, combine 1 cup brown sugar, mustard and vinegar. Rub all over the roast.
  3. Place the roast in a crockpot with the chicken broth and cook on low for 8-9 hours. Pour off excess juice and set aside to make gravy if desired.
  4. Combine 1/3 cup brown sugar with cinnamon. Spread mixture over top of roast and cook for 1 more hour before serving.
  5. To make gravy: Prior to serving, ladle out about 1/4 cup of the juice in the crock pot and strain into a measuring cup.
  6. Whisk in 2 tsp cornstarch. Add in enough juice to make 1 cup.
  7. Microwave on high for 30 seconds and whisk again. Drizzle sauce over meat prior to serving.

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