Cinnamon Roll Cake

cinnimonrollcake

I love cinnamon rolls, but hate all the labor that goes into them.  This I had to try, and see how it would stand up to a true, oooey, gooey, cinnamon roll.  Much, much easier to make, and with all the oooey goodness you can imagine!  This cake is moist, and doesn’t have the dry spots like some cinnamon rolls get.  This was a keeper…one the whole family quickly devoured!  Works great as a dessert, but even better as a breakfast or brunch treat!

Serves 16-20 for less than a few bucks

INGREDIENTS:

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3 cups flour

1/4 tsp. salt

1 cup sugar

4 tsp. baking powder

1 1/2 cups milk

2 eggs

2 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup butter, melted 

TOPPING:

1 cup butter, softened

1 cup brown sugar

2 Tbsp. flour

1 Tbsp. cinnamon

GLAZE:

2 cups powdered sugar

5 Tbsp. milk

1 tsp.vanilla

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9×13 glass baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

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In an electric or stand mixer add the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk, eggs, and vanilla.

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Once combined well , slowly stir in the melted butter.

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Pour into the prepared 9×13 baking pan.

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For topping, In a large bowl mix the 2 sticks of butter, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon together until well combined and creamy.

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Drop evenly over the batter by the tablespoonfuls and use a knife to marble/swirl through the cake.

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Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or when a toothpick inserted near the center comes out nearly clean.

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FOR GLAZE: In a medium bowl, mix the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla together with a whisk.

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Drizzle evenly over the warm cake. Serve warm or at room temperature.

ENJOY!!

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