Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Best Coffee Cake

I hosted play group at my house this past week and I wanted to make a little something to share with everyone.

I made this coffee cake and it was AWESOME! I deviated some from the original recipe but I seriously probably ate half the cake the day I made it!

Honeybun Cake
original recipe is from Tasty Kitchen

Ingredients:

1 boxYellow Cake Mix
4 whole Eggs
1 cup Sour Cream
¾ cups Canola Oil
1 cup Light Brown Sugar
2 Tablespoons Cinnamon
2 cups Powdered Sugar
6 Tablespoons Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
By hand, blend the cake mix, eggs, sour cream, and oil until well-incorporated. The mixture will be pale yellow; it’s okay if it has some lumps! Then set aside.
In a separate bowl, mix together the brown sugar and cinnamon until well-blended; set aside.
Pour half of the cake batter into a greased 9×9 pan, spreading the batter out into a thin layer. Add half of the swirl mixture to the top, covering the entire layer of batter. Don’t be alarmed if it looks like you’re over-saturating the cake—it’ll taste great! Pour the rest of the batter on top, and spread the batter until the cake is even. Top the cake off with the rest of the swirl mixture. With a knife, swirl the batter until you create a beautiful masterpiece (I always pretend I’m a barista pouring cream into a cappuccino because I’m really nerdy like that).
Place the cake into the oven and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
While the cake is baking, make the glaze**. In a bowl, mix the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla until glaze is of desired consistency. When the cake comes out of the oven, immediately pour glaze onto the hot cake. You might have to pick up the cake and tilt it to spread the glaze evenly. Let the cake sit for a few minutes so the glaze can set and serve warm or at room temperature.

**I did not make the glaze because I couldn't get my powdered sugar container open and it was still so good! The recipe above is edited with the changes I made, for the original recipe click the link above!

2 comments:

Brittnie said...

Yum! I cannot wait to try this. And. . . I am SO SO sorry we ended up missing playgroup after I rsvpd yes. We had a crazy morning and before I knew it it was 11:30! Again, so sorry!

Catwoman77 said...

B loved it...I won't tell him it had 4 EGGS!!. I'll make and say uh yea its healthy...of course...lol

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