Easy Cinnamon Breakfast Cake

Easy Cinnamon Breakfast Cake | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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A slice of this cinnamon breakfast cake by Saving Room for Dessert is the best snack to have in the morning with a hot cup of coffee or tea. It’s super soft and fluffy that it melts in your mouth! Try it at home – it’s easy to make and most of the ingredients are probably already in your pantry.



  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 3/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter (melted and cooled)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  • 1 tablespoon of melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar


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Step 1:

Start by preheating your oven to 325F, then turning the base of an 8-inch springform pan upside down. Line the bottom with a round parchment paper, then lightly spray with cooking spray.

Step 2:

Add 2 cups of flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and granulated sugar in a large mixing bowl Whisk them together then make a well in the center. Set it aside for later.

Cinnamon Breakfast Cake Ingredients
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Step 3:

Get a small bowl, and whisk the eggs. Add the buttermilk, melted cooled butter, and vanilla. Whisk until well combined.

Step 4:

Slowly pour the buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture, then gently fold them together with a spatula until thick. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and smoothen the top. Set it aside and let it rest for 15 to 20 minutes before baking.

Cinnamon Breakfast Cake Instructions
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Step 5:

Place inside the oven and bake for 325F until a toothpick comes out with no wet batter for about 45 to 50 minutes. Once done baking, allow it to cool on a rack for 5 minutes.

Step 6:

Add cinnamon and sugar to a measuring cup. While the cake is hot, brush the top with one tablespoon of melted butter, then immediately sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture. Let it cool for 15 minutes in the pan.

Step 7:

Remove the sides of the pan and slide onto a serving plate. Slice it into wedges and serve. Enjoy!

Cinnamon Breakfast Cake

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