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Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cake

This is a light, fluffy, soft, and sweet Cinnabon Cake. It has an amazing cinnamon flavor and delicious taste. I like cinnamon rolls, but more often, I have no desire and no free time to cook them. This cinnamon cake recipe is way easier and quicker.

Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cake

The main benefit of cinnamon cake recipes is simplicity. All you need is just to mix together the Cinnabon cake batter ingredients, bake, and top with simple cream cheese frosting.

As a result, no mess in the kitchen, but the same taste and flavor as the cinnamon rolls. I like this fabulous cinnamon roll cake very much. It came out perfectly every time.

How to Make Cinnamon Roll Cake?

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt).
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs. Then, whisk in milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Pour into the dry ingredients. Mix together using a spatula until combined. Transfer to the prepared pan.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat together softened butter, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon using an electric mixer. Drop cinnamon topping over the cake batter. Swirl it over the cake using a knife.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until ready. Check the readiness of the Cinnabon cake using a toothpick inserted in the center. If it comes out clean – the cake is ready.

Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cake

Making Cinnamon Roll Cake Icing?

Mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Add more milk to achieve the desired consistency. Pour over the warm cake.

Can you Freeze?

Yes, you can freeze this cinnamon roll cake with or without the cream cheese frosting. Let it cool completely and place in an airtight container or wrap with plastic wrap. Store in the freezer for up to a month.

Helpful Tips

  1. Add chopped pecans or walnuts to your cake.
  2. Pour the cream cheese over the warm cake. No need to cool the cake after baking.
  3. Don’t over-bake the Cinnabon cake. Bake just until the cake is golden brown and the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cake

Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cake

Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cake

Yield: Servings: 12
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

This is a light, fluffy, soft, and sweet Cinnabon Cake. It has an amazing cinnamon flavor and delicious taste

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • - 3 cups all-purpose flour;
  • - 4 tsp baking powder;
  • - ¾ cup granulated sugar;
  • - ¼ tsp salt;
  • - 1 ½ cups whole milk;
  • - ½ cup unsalted butter, melted;
  • - 2 large eggs, room temperature;
  • - 1 tsp vanilla extract.

For the topping:

  • - ⅔ cup unsalted butter, softened;
  • - ⅔ cup brown sugar;
  • - 2 tbsp all-purpose flour;
  • - 1 tbsp cinnamon.

For the frosting:

  • - 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature;
  • - ⅔ cups powdered sugar;
  • - 2-3 tbsp whole milk;
  • - 1 tsp vanilla extract.

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt).
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs. Then, whisk in milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Pour into the dry ingredients. Mix together using a spatula until combined. Transfer to the prepared pan. Set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat together softened butter, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon using an electric mixer. Drop cinnamon topping over the cake batter. Swirl it over the cake using a knife.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until ready. Check the readiness of the Cinnabon cake using a toothpick inserted in the center, if it comes out clean - the cake is ready.
  6. Prepare the frosting. Mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Add more milk to achieve the desired consistency. Pour over the warm cake. Then, slice and serve.

Heather

Saturday 8th of October 2022

3 teaspoons of baking powder? I made this and commented to my mom and daughter I had never used this much. I'm sorry but something is very wrong. Bitter and metallic. All these ingredients were wasted. It went in the trash.. embarrassing and a waste.

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