Cinnamon Roll Cake

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When I moved to England, something I really missed and couldn’t find a good version of was cinnamon rolls. I’ve never been good at making bread that required yeast, so I was too intimidated to try making my own. I found this recipe on SixSistersStuff.com for Cinnabon cinnamon roll cake and had to try it. It was delicious! It wasn’t a cinnamon roll, but it was close enough to fulfill my craving. They have since opened a Cinnabon store in the city centre, but I still enjoy making this cake from time to time.

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 Tbs. butter, melted
2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2 Tbs. flour
1 Tbs. cinnamon

GLAZE INGREDIENTS
2 cups powdered sugar
5 Tbs. milk
1 tsp vanilla

Preheat the oven to 350°. In a large bowl, add flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk, eggs, and vanilla.

DSC05028Once those ingredients are added to the bowl, mix well. A hand mixer works well for this, or a stand mixer if you have one. I’m sure you could just use a fork as well, if that’s what you prefer.
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How it should look when the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk, eggs, and vanilla are all mixed together.

The next step is to melt 4 tablespoons of butter and stir it slowly into the mixture.

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Pour the mixture into a greased 9×13 inch baking pan.
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Now for the cinnamon part of the cake. Mix the butter, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon in a bowl.

DSC05035Drop large,even tablespoons of the cinnamon mixture throughout the cake batter and then swirl it throughout the batter with a knife.

DSC05037DSC05038Bake cake for 25-30 minutes. You’ll know it’s done when it’s slightly brown on top and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out almost clean.

DSC05041The next step is the glaze! Place the powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk in a bowl. Whisk together until a smooth glaze is formed and drizzle this over the warm cake.

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cinnamonrcNothing left to do but enjoy! Check out SixSistersStuff.com as well as our recipes tab at the top of the page for more delicious recipes.

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