oh yum yum, mmm...so good!
I actually JUST made this and it's so good that I snapped a quick pictured before I finished my piece because it was the last piece! The cake disappeared that quick!
Super easy to make and with ingredients you probably have on hand. I got this recipe from Recipezaar(you're shocked, I know, anyone want to buy me a membership to that site? No? Ok then, maybe I'll ask hubby for it for my birthday :), back to the recipe at
hand mouth). The poster of this recipe is Kittencal, I have made a few of her recipes and they are great, she is a wonderful contributor to the site! Here is the link to the actual recipe page Kittencals Easy Cinnamon Flop(Cinnamon Brunch Cake).
I definitely topped the cake with WAY more cinnamon then the recipes states, our family loves cinnamon so much and a "hint" of cinnamon just doesn't do it for us! I literally put an entire layer of cinnamon on top, and even with that hubby and I both agreed that it could use some cinnamon actually mixed into the cake batter as well. The cake was ever so slightly on the dry side(and I did add the egg, it would be even more dry if you omitted the egg), so I think next time I might add some applesauce or something to help make it a little moister. Not that the cake was bad dry or anything, it was incredible, but I just think it would taste that much better if it was a little moister.
Sorry for the pic being a partially eaten piece lol, if I remember I will take a pic of a full piece of the full cake next time.
2 cups all-purpose flour(I did 1/2 white and 1/2 whole wheat, which could be the reason for the slight dryness)
1 1/4 cups sugar(I used brown sugar)
1 1/4 cups milk or half and half
1-2 teaspoon vanilla (optional) or almond extract (optional) (I used a generous amount of vanilla, always do :) )
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 pinch salt
1 large egg (optional)
1/2 cup brown sugar, more if desired
1-2 teaspoon cinnamon(like I said, I added way more, a full layer, yum!)
1/4 cup melted butter
chopped walnuts (optional) or pecans (optional) (didn't add these, we're a little nuts, but not big nut people ;) )
1. Mix together the first 7 ingredients.
2. Pour into either an 9"x13" pan or 2 8" or 9" round pans.(if you're using a 9"x13" why not save yourself a dirty bowl and mix it right in there, suppose you could do the same with the round pans then just pour half in the other as well).
3. Sprinkle your brown sugar and cinnamon toppings on top and pour on your melted butter.
4. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes if you are using a 9"x13" pan, and for 20-25 minutes if you are using 2 8" or 9" pans.