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Cinna-bun Cake

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Cinna-bun Cake is a delicious cinnamon roll style coffee cake without the effort or mess of rolling out dough! Perfect for feeding a big crowd for brunch or even as a dessert, this tasty cinna-bun cake goes fantastic with a generous sized mug of coffee.

We’ve provided three versions of this recipe, a generous 9″x13″ pan for a large family or potluck share, as well as a small 9″x 9″ version for a smaller family, and an air-fryer version.

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How to Make Cinna-bun Cake

Combine flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk, eggs and vanilla in a mixing bowl, stirring to combine.


Add the melted butter, mixing just until incorporated.


Transfer the batter into a lightly buttered baking dish.


In a small bowl combine the topping ingredients, mixing until smooth.


Drop by teaspoonfuls evenly over the cake batter base.

b101-cinnabun-cake-step3Use a butter knife, drag it through the topping drops/batter to swirl the topping into the base.


Pop this deliciousness into the oven and bake until it’s golden brown.

While the cake is baking, prepare the glaze by mixing the powdered sugar, milk, and cinnamon together, then set it aside until the cake is done.


Set the glaze aside until it’s needed.


Remove the cake from the oven, let it cool ten minutes, then glaze the cake while still warm.


Grab yourself a nice mug of coffee and big ol’ slice of cinna-bun cake and enjoy!


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