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Cinna-Bun Cake Recipe: A Delectable Delight in Every Bite


Indulge your taste buds with a culinary masterpiece – the Cinna-Bun Cake. While cinnamon buns hold a special place in our hearts, the Cinna-Bun Cake is a delightful alternative that captures the essence of this classic treat. In this comprehensive guide, we walk you through the step-by-step process of creating a mouthwatering Cinna-Bun Cake that will undoubtedly become a household favorite.



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


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

How To Make Cinna-Bun Cake

Preparing the Base

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F.
  2. Prepare a 9-inch x 13-inch baking pan by spraying with non-stick cooking oil or coating with butter.
  3. In a large bowl, mix all base ingredients (except melted butter) until thoroughly combined.
  4. Add the melted butter last and pour into the prepared pan; set aside.

Crafting the Topping

  1. In a small bowl, combine all topping ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Assemble the cake for baking by dropping topping by teaspoonful over the base, spreading it as evenly as possible.
  3. Use a butter knife to swirl the topping into the base, creating a delightful marbled effect.

Baking the Cinna-Bun Cake

  1. Place the assembled cake into the pre-heated oven and bake for 28 – 30 minutes.
  2. While the cake is baking, prepare the glaze by mixing all glaze ingredients until fully combined; set aside.
  3. Once baked, remove the cake from the oven and glaze it while still warm for a divine finishing touch.

Why Cinna-Bun Cake?

A Nod to Tradition

The Cinna-Bun Cake is a homage to the classic cinnamon bun, bringing the comforting aroma and irresistible taste to your kitchen. This recipe’s meticulous balance of ingredients ensures a perfect blend of sweetness and warmth, reminiscent of cherished family traditions.

Ease of Preparation

Unlike traditional cinnamon buns, the Cinna-Bun Cake eliminates the fuss of individual rolling and shaping. With a simple pour-and-bake approach, you can enjoy the same delightful flavors with minimal effort, making it a perfect choice for both seasoned bakers and those new to the kitchen.

Versatility in Flavors

While the base recipe is a delight on its own, the Cinna-Bun Cake welcomes experimentation. Consider adding chopped nuts, raisins, or even a cream cheese swirl to elevate the taste to new heights. This versatility allows you to tailor the cake to your preferences, ensuring a personalized culinary experience.


In conclusion, the Cinna-Bun Cake stands as a testament to the timeless appeal of cinnamon-infused delights. Its ease of preparation, rich flavors, and adaptability make it a standout choice for any occasion. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, this recipe guarantees a delightful journey from mixing bowl to table.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?