Quick Cinnamon Roll Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by lilsweetie

Uses a cake mix to recreate the gooey goodness of cinnamon rolls without all the extra work. In my opinion, anything that combines cinnamon rolls with cake is a definite winner!

Top Review by sheepdoc

This was good and fast. I prefer yeast-y cinnamon rolls, but that's definitely not fast. Next time, I think it would be better to put in 1/2 the batter, then 1/2 the cinnamon mix, repeat, and then swirl. Put 1 tsp vanilla in the icing and used Costco Saigon cinnamon which is pretty strong. Probably should have used part applesauce for the oil, but didn't.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  2. Mix together cake mix, eggs, oil and sour cream. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  3. In a separate bowl combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over cake batter then swirl into batter with a knife. The more you swirl, the more combined it will be so don't over-swirl otherwise the cinnamon/sugar will not be swirly.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes.
  5. For icing (optional) combine milk with icing sugar and mix thoroughly. Pour over slightly cooled (10-15 minutes on cooling rack) cake.

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