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Cinnamon Roll Cake – Tastes Like Cinnamon Rolls with Less Work Involved!

This easy Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe tastes just like cinnamon rolls, but with a lot less work involved! It makes a delicious dessert or breakfast.

Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe

I am a HUGE fan of cinnamon, which you might be able to tell from all the cinnamon recipes, especially cinnamon roll recipes, I have here on the site! Before we get on to this cake recipe, I want to point out some of my favorites:

Caramel Pecan/Walnut Cinnamon Rolls
If you love caramel and nuts, then you will love this decadent Caramel Pecan/Walnut Cinnamon Rolls recipe. This yummy recipe is a sweet delight and goes great with a hot cup of coffee or a tall glass of milk!

No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls
If you are in a hurry but the sweet tooth just keeps nagging, whip up a quick batch of these No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls. They are easy to make and no waiting on the yeast to rise!

Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls
These melt-in-your-mouth Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls combine the yumminess of soft fresh cinnamon rolls with the deliciousness of strawberries!

Copycat Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls
Make this mall and food court favorite at home with this mouth-watering recipe for Copycat Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls! Homemade at home tastes even better.

Amish Cinnamon Rolls
Amish food is ALWAYS delicious so it is no wonder these Amish Cinnamon Rolls will have you asking for more!

Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls
Last, but not least, be sure and check out these Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls! It’s like having apple pie and cinnamon rolls all rolled into one delightful treat!

Cinnamon Roll Recipes

I was on Pinterest the other day, as usual ;-), and came across a cinnamon roll cake. I thought this is something I need to try out, and it was perfect because I was making chili that night!

I headed over to find out the exact recipe on how to make this over at Six Sister’s Stuff. If you have never checked out their site, I suggest you do so. They have wonderful recipes and other great stuff for you to check out!!  

I can’t take credit for this recipe, although I must say it is an ingenious invention, and I wish I could have came up with this wonderful recipe! The Six Sister’s Stuff, found this recipe in a cookbook, and had to test it out, so glad they did because it will be a favorite around our home!

Cinnamon Roll Cake Slice

Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe

Cake Ingredients: 
3 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 cup milk
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
4 Tbsp butter, melted

Cinnamon Sugar Mix:

2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2 Tbsp flour
1 Tbsp cinnamon
2/3 cups nuts (optional)

Glaze:
2 cups powdered sugar
5 Tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla

Cinnamon Roll Cake Batter

How to Make Cinnamon Roll Cake:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In stand-up mixer or electric mixer, you will want to mix up your flour, granulated sugar, salt, and baking powder. Once you mix that up, then add in the milk, eggs, vanilla, and the 4 tbs butter. Make sure to use the ingredients called for in the cake ingredients. The other ingredients will be used later.

Once you have it well mixed and a bit creamy, pour into a greased 9×13 baking dish.

Then in a separate bowl, you will want to then mix all the ingredients for the cinnamon sugar mix. Once you have that mixed well, you will drop it evenly over the cake. Then take a nife and marble/swirl it over the cake like pictured above.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean in center of cake .

Once cake is done you will want to mix up the glaze ingredients. When well mixed drizzle over the warm cake. You can serve warm, or at room temperature!

Yield: 20 Servings

Cinnamon Roll Cake

Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe

This easy Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe tastes just like cinnamon rolls, but with a lot less work involved! It makes a delicious dessert or breakfast.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

Cake

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted

Cinnamon Sugar Mix

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2/3 cups nuts (optional)

Glaze

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In stand-up mixer or electric mixer, mixr flour, granulated sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  3. Add milk, eggs, vanilla, and the 4 tablespoons of butter.
  4. Once well mixed and a bit creamy, pour into a greased 9×13 baking dish.
  5. Mix all the ingredients for the cinnamon sugar mix in a separate bowl.
  6. Drop cinnamon sugar mix evenly over the cake batter.
  7. Use a knife to marble/swirl it over the cake as pictured above.
  8. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

20

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 338Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 251mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 1gSugar: 31gProtein: 4g

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This easy Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe tastes just like cinnamon rolls, but with a lot less work involved! It makes a delicious dessert or breakfast.

This cinnamon roll cake makes a great breakfast as well – that is what we have been doing with it!  I put mine in the microwave for a few seconds, and it tastes like a warm cinnamon roll all over again!

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  1. Amy says

    Oh, this looks delicious! Thanks for posting this recipe. I’m filing it in my “when I can eat dairy again” file. Yum!

  2. Sheila says

    OH MY .. I am in love!! 2 of my favorite things in one pan. I pinned this, and will be making it later. Thanks for sharing.
    Oh, I think pairing it with some vanilla caramel ice cream from Schwans would be so good.

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