Copycat Recipe: "Sara Lee" Butter Coffee Cake

Diana Bradfield


Every single time I make this, I get so many compliments on it! This cake melts in your mouth with it's buttery and cinnamon flavor!

★★★★★ 1 vote


1 box
yellow cake mix (my favorite is duncan hines)
1 box
small size instant vanilla pudding
3/4 c
vegetable oil
3/4 c
1 Tbsp
butter extract
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
white sugar
2 Tbsp
1 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
hot milk
1/2 tsp
butter extract
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Copycat Recipe: "Sara Lee" Butter Coffee Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350*. Grease a 9x13 baking pan.
  • 2Beat cake mix, pudding, water, eggs, and oil for 8 minutes at medium speed. Add butter extract and vanilla. (1 Tablespoon of each).
  • 3Pour 1/2 of batter mixture into the greased pan.
  • 4Mix white sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle 1/2 of this over the batter. Spread rest of batter into pan and then rest of sugar/cinnamon on top of that. Take a knife and swirl through the mixture. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • 5Let cake cool and drizzle with glaze: Powdered sugar, hot milk, butter extract and vanilla extract.

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About Copycat Recipe: "Sara Lee" Butter Coffee Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Collection: Restaurant Inspired