Buttery Cinnamon Cake

Buttery Cinnamon Cake

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"This cake is the best cinnamon cake I have ever made. Every time I serve it, the compliments never end. Serve it warm, about 45 minutes out of the oven, for an even greater pleasure."

Ingredients

1 h 35 m servings 321 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 321 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 41g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 284 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and lightly flour a 10 inch Bundt pan. Stir together the flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and salt; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat shortening, 1 1/3 cups white sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating for at least 1 minute after each egg. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack. Remove cake from pan while it is still warm, and 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.
  4. To Make Cinnamon Syrup: In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup white sugar, butter, water, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon. Heat and stir until butter melts.
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This is a good, simple cake to have with coffee. To glaze it neatly, I used a tip I got from elsewhere on this site. Make the glaze while the cake is cooling slightly on a rack. Prick the cak...

This was fabulous! It's very light. I followed the recipe exactly, with a few minor variations: used butter instead of shortening, and increased "cake" cinnamon to 1 TB and "topping" cinnamon ...

I followed others' advice and upped the cinnamon in the cake batter to 1 Tablespoon, and used butter instead of shortening. For the sauce/glaze, I used brown sugar instead of white and 2 teaspo...