Cinna-bun Cake in the oven!

Every bite of this Cinna-bun Cake is a journey back to my grandmother’s cozy kitchen, where the warm aroma of cinnamon and sugar filled the air, and love was the secret ingredient. This recipe, passed down through generations, carries the legacy of family gatherings, laughter, and the timeless joy of baking together.

Cinna-bun Cake Delight: A Timeless Family Recipe
Indulge in the warm, aromatic bliss of our Cinna-bun Cake, a sumptuous treat that’s set to become the highlight of your culinary repertoire. Crafted for those who cherish the sweet harmony of cinnamon and sugar, this recipe not only tantalizes your taste buds but also serves as a testament to the art of baking. Perfect for family gatherings, festive celebrations, or a quiet evening indulgence, our Cinna-bun Cake promises a delightful experience for all. So, let’s embark on this baking journey that marries simplicity with gourmet flavors, creating a dessert that’s bound to impress.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12
Shopping List:
All-purpose flour
Granulated sugar
Baking powder
Whole milk
Vanilla extract
Brown sugar
Confectioners’ sugar


For the Cake:
3 cups all-purpose flour
¼ tsp. salt
1 cup granulated sugar
4 tsp. baking powder
1-1/2 cups whole milk
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
½ cup butter, melted
For the Topping:
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 tbsp. cinnamon
For the Glaze:
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
5 tbsp. whole milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract


Preparation of the Cake Base:
Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
Grease a 9-inch x 13-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray or butter.
In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, granulated sugar, and baking powder. Mix these dry ingredients until well blended.
Stir in the milk, eggs, and vanilla extract to the dry mix until the batter is smooth.
Incorporate the melted butter into the batter and mix well.
Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, smoothing it into an even layer. Set aside.
Creating the Topping:
In a separate bowl, blend the softened butter, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon until the mixture achieves a creamy consistency.
Assembling the Cake:
Spoon the topping mixture over the cake base, distributing it as evenly as possible.
Using a butter knife, gently swirl the topping into the batter, creating a marbled effect.
Baking the Cake:
Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake for 28-30 minutes, or until the cake is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Preparing the Glaze:
While the cake bakes, prepare the glaze by whisking together the confectioners’ sugar, milk, and vanilla extract in a small bowl until smooth and lump-free.
Finishing Touches:
Once the cake is baked, remove it from the oven and immediately drizzle the glaze over the warm surface, allowing it to seep into the cake and enhance its moistness.
Conclusion: This Cinna-bun Cake recipe encapsulates the essence of home-baked goodness, delivering a comforting, flavorful treat that’s sure to be a hit. Its irresistible combination of soft cake, rich cinnamon topping, and sweet glaze makes it a perfect dessert for any occasion. So, preheat your oven, gather your ingredients, and get ready to bake your way to sweet, cinnamony perfection!

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