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Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe

Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe

Make this easy cinnamon roll cake recipe for breakfast or brunch. It uses basic pantry ingredients and is ready to eat in under an hour!
Course Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 3 minutes
Servings 12 servings



  • 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 stick


  • 1 cup butter softened, 2 sticks
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon


  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 x 13 inch glass baking pan with cooking spray or Baker's Joy. Set aside.
  • In an electric or stand mixer add the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk, eggs, and vanilla. Once combined, slowly stir in the melted butter. Pour into the prepared 9x13 baking pan.
  • For topping, In a large bowl mix the 2 sticks of butter, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon together until well combined and creamy. Drop evenly over the batter by the tablespoonfuls and use a knife to marble/swirl through the cake.
  • Bake at 350 for 28-32 minutes or when a toothpick inserted near the center comes out nearly clean.
  • FOR GLAZE: In a medium bowl, mix the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla together with a whisk. Drizzle evenly over the warm cake. Serve warm or at room temperature.