Great choice! A Cinna-bun Cake is a delicious and easy dessert that brings all the flavors of a classic cinnamon roll in a cake form. Here’s a recipe to make your own:
Ingredients: For the cake:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup milk
For the cinnamon filling:
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 3 tbsp ground cinnamon
For the cream cheese frosting:
- 4 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 35-40 minutes
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray and set aside.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
- Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, until well combined.
- In a separate small bowl, mix together the melted butter, light brown sugar, and ground cinnamon to create the cinnamon filling.
- Pour half of the cake batter into the prepared cake pan.
- Spread half of the cinnamon filling over the cake batter.
- Pour the remaining cake batter over the cinnamon filling.
- Swirl the remaining cinnamon filling over the top of the cake batter.
- Bake the cake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
- Let the cake cool to room temperature before making the cream cheese frosting.
- In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese and softened butter together until smooth.
- Gradually mix in the powdered sugar and vanilla extract until well combined.
- Spread the cream cheese frosting over the cooled cake before serving.
Enjoy your delicious Cinna-bun Cake straight from the oven! This cake is perfect for a special occasion or for a weekend treat with your loved ones.