Warm Vanilla Cinnamon Cake

SK H

By
@Soos

The smell of this cake baking and the cinnamon filling reminds me of the Warm Vanilla Sugar hand creme that Bath and Body works sells. Hence the name I gave it. The flavor and taste of this cake exceeds the smell.

The filling is not rich but it warms the taste buds with a sweet hint of cinnamon. I found the filling recipe attached to another cake and decided to alter just a bit.

The frosting is a standard cream cheese frosting with some sprinkles of cinnamon and sugar on top.

The cake is very easy to make, and once you make it..you will have requests for it all the time.

Enjoy


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

1
yellow cake mix
1/2 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
3
eggs
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 c
water

FILLING (YOU WILL WANT TO MAKE THE FILLING FIRST BECAUSE IT MUST COOL)

1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1/4 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 c
unsalted butter, cut into 1/4 in. chunks
1/2 c
water
1 tsp
good cinnamon
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract

FROSTING

1 stick
butter
8 oz
philly cream cheese
2 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
You will want to make the cinnamon filling first because it must cool before you can put it on the cake.
2
First add cornstarch to the 1/2 cup of water and stir till it dissolves. In a sauce pan add the sugars, salt, and cornstarch and water mixture. Stir in butter. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil and let cook for 3 minutes or so, stirring often. Mixture will be thick and slightly reduced. Remove from heat and whisk in cinnamon and vanilla extract. Set in the fridge to cool stirring every so often so a skin does not form on top. Cool completely before using.
3
Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. To make the cake, mix the ingredients together and spray two round cake pans with non-stick spray and flour. Bake about 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
4
Let completely cool. When the cakes are cool level the bottom layer by taking a serrated knife and and moving it back and forth along the edge of the cake pan. Then flip the cake over on to a plate and then back over onto your cake plate. Do the same with the top layer only you will want to place it on top of the second layer.
5
Take the cinnamon filling it will be like a gel and and layer it on the bottom layer. Take the top layer and place it on the bottom layer.
6
For the frosting, with an electric mixer, mix the butter and cream cheese together, about 3 minutes on medium speed until very smooth. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl to be sure it is mixed together.

Add the vanilla extract and mix. Slowly add the powdered sugar. Keep adding until you get to desired sweetness and thickness that you want for your cake.

Mix together a little cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle over the top of the cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American