Jan 13

An AWESOME cake…and the winner of my first giveaway!

I frequently surf the net looking for new recipe ideas.  Last night I stumbled upon this one and KNEW I’d be baking it today…it’s such a snow day treat.

Because immediate gratification is one of my weaknesses, I started baking and didn’t even bother checking to see if I had all the ingredients.  So, I had to make a few minor adjustments, but no worries…it still was DELICIOUS.  And, the house smelled amazing!

Add this to your list – I know many of you also like to bake during snowstorms, and I’m sure we’ve got plenty more to come!

 Before I post the recipe, I’d like to announce the winner of my first giveaway!  Congratulations to Jennifer, aka “Jeneliz”, the winner of the 3 piece childrens baking set by Patisse!  You have until 8PM on Friday to reply to my email, otherwise another winner will be chosen.

Jennifer aka “Jeneliz” said…
awesome blog!!! I cannot wait to start making some of your recipes!! Better yet, do you ship?
January 12, 2011 7:32 PM 
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We only need TEN more fans on my Facebook page before we hit 250 and I announce my next giveaway!  So what are you waiting for?  Share it!  Spread the word!  Use those big mouths of yours…they have to be good for something besides eating!

Now for the delicious recipe…I’m off to heat up a piece for my man 🙂

Cinnamon Roll Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze
from My Baking Addiction

Yellow Cake Mix

4 eggs
¾ cup oil (I used vegetable)
1 cup sour cream (I used fat free)

Mix by hand and pour in 13 x 9 greased baking pan.
1 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon
Mix and pour over cake batter. Swirl into batter with knife. Bake at 325 degrees for 30-40 minutes (I baked it for 35). Let cake cool 10 – 15 minutes before icing.
Cream Cheese Glaze: 

1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened (I used approximately 2 oz. bar cream cheese and one oz. whipped)
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
4-5 tablespoons of milk (I used 3 tablespoons of 2% milk and 1 tablespoon heavy cream)
While the cake is cooling, beat together cream cheese, butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract and salt. Slowly add milk until you reach the desired consistency. Spread frosting on warm cake before serving.

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14 Responses to An AWESOME cake…and the winner of my first giveaway!

  1. Frank Clare says:

    The cake looks great I can not wait to try it

  2. danielle says:

    OMG that looks WAY too good!

  3. Ann says:

    That looks amazing. We had quite the huge snowstorm today. I really want to make this.

  4. omg -I am totally making this cake! Looks so yummy
    AMy – MyColonyNJ

  5. Lisa says:

    Yep, adding this one to my list to try!

  6. Molly Jean says:

    I love you for finding a homemade cinnamon roll recipe using cake mix. That is AWESOME.

  7. Erica says:

    I made this cake yesterday and it was fabulous! Thanks so much for the recipe! So yummy, especially the next day with some (decaf) coffee!!

  8. This sounds heavenly!

    I’d like to invite you to share this recipe on my linky, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/04/14/chocolate-birds-nests/

  9. Teauna says:

    I am trying this tomorrow! Thanks for the great recipe!


  10. Lisa says:

    That cake looks mouthwateringly good. In fact, it made the Sweets for a Saturday hit list last week and will be featured on this week’s Sweets post. Congrats!!!

  11. Dee says:

    Yum, this looks delicious!

  12. Donna says:

    Snow + Cinnamon = a good day to me! So glad I found your blog on Sweet as Sugar! I’m a fellow Jersey gal too:)

  13. Hannah says:

    This looks awesome. I want this for breakfast as soon as possible!

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