Buttery Cinnamon Cake

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 14
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and lightly flour one 10 inch fluted tube pan.
  • Stir together the flour, baking powder, 1 tsp.
  • ground cinnamon and salt.
  • Beat shortening until light and fluffy.
  • Add 1 1/3 cups white sugar, and 1 1/2 tsp.
  • vanilla.
  • Continue beating until fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time beating for at least 1 minute after each egg.
  • Add flour mixture and milk alternately to egg mixture, beating after each addition.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.
  • Remove cake from oven and let cool in pan for 10 minutes before turning out.
  • After removing cake from pan and while it is still warm poke holes around the top of the cake with a fork.
  • Pour the warm cinnamon syrup into the holes and onto the top and sides of the cake.
  • Sprinkle with confections sugar.
  • To make cinnamon syrup: In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup white sugar, the butter, water, 1 tsp.
  • vanilla and 3/4 tsp.
  • ground cinnamon.
  • Heat and stir until butter melts.
  • Do not boil!
  • Pour syrup over cake while it and the cake are still warm.
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