Cinnamon Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

“This is a favorite "last minute" recipe, because most of these ingredients are usually in your pantry or refrigerator. It is very easily altered to meet individual tastes. Ideas: pumpkin pie spice instead of cinnamon, 2/3 cups chopped walnuts stirred into batter... It is a good recipe for cooking with a child.”
1hr 10mins
12 slices

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare 2 9-inch round cake pans by greasing and flouring them. You may also opt for a 9x13 pan instead. Set aside.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter.
  4. Blend the brown sugar into the butter.
  5. Beat in eggs, mix until fluffy.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and the buttermilk to the creamed sugar/butter mixture. Alternate between teh two, adding a little at a time until all ingredients are incorporated.
  7. Pour batter into greased and floured pans. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until done. Remove from pans and cool.
  8. In a bowl, beat the frosting ingredients together.
  9. Frost the cooled cake with cream cheese frosting. Note: There is enough frosting for a 2-layer cake- if you make a sheet pan, you will end up with with leftover frosting, great for frosting some cookies!

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