Cinnamon Roll Cake

cinnamon roll cake

Thanks to Cookin Up North for this delicious breakfast (yes, we ate it for breakfast) treat.  And it was delicious!!!

cinnamon roll cake

Cinnamon Roll Cake


    For the Cake
  • 3 c. flour
  • 1/4 tsp.salt
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 c. milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. butter, melted
  • For the Topping
  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • For the Glaze
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 5 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. For the Cake
  4. Mix all of the ingredients except for the melted butter.
  5. Slowly add in the melted butter and mix thoroughly.
  6. Spread into prepared 9x13 pan.
  7. For the Topping
  8. Mix the topping ingredients together.
  9. Drop by Tbsp. onto batter.
  10. Swirl with a knife.
  11. Bake for 28-33 minutes, until sides are golden brown.
  12. For the Glaze
  13. Mix powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until smooth.
  14. Pour over warm cake.

 My kids asked if we could make this when we all go to the beach in the summer.  My family is going to LOVE this!!!

cinnamon roll cake

And it’s so easy!

Mix the batter ingredients.  Plop on the cinnamon topping and swirl.

cinnamon roll cake

Bake until lightly browned and your entire kitchen smells like heaven.

cinnamon roll cake cooked

Frost and devour!

cinnamon roll cake


cinnamon roll cake


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  1. I LOVE this. I am planning to do a “sleepunder” party for my son for his birthday this year. I am SO making this for his cake since it will fit with the breakfast foods we’re serving. Awesome!

  2. Sharlyn says:

    I want to make this right now! Have to go to bed though ;). Maybe tomorrow

  3. I so need this cake in my life. And I love your new site!

  4. This looks and sounds delicious!!! We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday.
    Hosted by: Parrish @ Life with the Crust Cut Off Dana @ This Silly Girl’s Life
    We hope to see you there!

  5. nice page you have there..congrats 😀

  6. I love cinnamon rolls and can’t wait to try them in cake form!

  7. Erin,
    I’m visiting from Friday Food Frenzy. Your cake looks delicious. I pinned it for later.

  8. Hi Erin,
    This Cinnamon Roll Cake looks delicious! Thank you so much for sharing your great recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  9. rebeccabasset says:

    Ohh this looks very yummy! I love the smell of Cinnamon Buns in the Morning!

    Thanks for the recipe!

  10. Jessica Wyatt says:

    This sounds amazing! On my pinterest it goes. 🙂

  11. We love cinnamon rolls. Such a great idea to incorporate that flavor into a cake, without all the work of the rolls.

  12. YUM. That looks incredible.