Who doesn’t love the aroma of freshly baked cinnamon buns? If you’re a fan of these sweet treats, then you’ll absolutely adore cinnamon bun cake. This classic dessert combines the best of both worlds – the soft, fluffy texture of cake and the irresistible taste of cinnamon buns.
What’s more, this recipe is a breeze to whip up. Even if you’re not the most experienced baker, you can easily make this cake in no time. Just imagine – you can indulge in the heavenly aroma of cinnamon buns without all the fuss and hassle of making the buns themselves.
Whether you’re planning a get-together with family or friends, marking a special occasion, or simply treating yourself to something sweet, this cinnamon bun cake recipe is the perfect choice. Go ahead and give it a try – I guarantee you won’t regret it!
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup granulated sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cups whole milk
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
5 tablespoons whole milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
How to Prepare Cinna-bun Cake:
Begin by preheating your oven to 350F and greasing a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with butter.
In a mixing bowl, combine all of the base ingredients except for the melted butter. Mix until well combined, and then add the melted butter last, stirring until fully incorporated. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
Next, in a separate bowl, combine all of the topping ingredients and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls over the base, attempting to distribute the mixture as evenly as possible across the entire base. Use a butter knife to swirl the topping into the base.
Bake the cake in the preheated oven for 28-30 minutes, until it is fully cooked. While the cake is baking, prepare the glaze by whisking together the confectioners’ sugar, milk, and vanilla extract in a small mixing bowl.
Once the cake is finished baking, remove it from the oven and immediately glaze it while it is still warm. Allow the cake to cool before serving.
Enjoy your delicious Cinna-bun Cake!