Easy Maple Cinnamon Roll Cake
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Easy Maple Cinnamon Roll Cake

There are few flavors that truly capture the feeling of fall like maple and cinnamon and this simple maple cinnamon roll cake is the perfect comfort dessert for the shifting season. As the days get shorter and cooler temps set in, the combination of classic flavors in this deliciously sweet cinnamon roll cake is the perfect pairing for a hot cup of coffee and an evening with friends.

 

Easy Maple Cinnamon Roll Cake

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 35 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
Yield: 9 x 13 cake

Ingredients:

For cake:
1 box yellow cake mix
4 large eggs
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
3/4 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons maple extract
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
1 cup dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground clove

For frosting:
8 ounces cream cheese
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
3 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon maple extract

Equipment: American Kitchen 9x13 Nonstick Cake Pan

 Directions:
1.  Preheat your oven to 325 degrees and grease your 9x13 American Kitchen Cookware nonstick cake pan with butter or light oil, set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl add cake mix, eggs, Greek yogurt, vegetable oil, maple extract and vanilla bean paste

3. Mix on low for 30 seconds, increase speed and mix for another 2 minutes until the batter is well mixed and no lumps remain. Add the cake batter into your prepared. cake pan and set aside.

4. In a small bowl mix together dark brown sugar, cinnamon and clove. Sprinkle an even amount of the sugar mixture over the top of the cake. Using a butter knife swirl the sugar mixture into the cake batter but without completely incorporating.

5. Place the cake in the oven and bake for about 35 minutes or until the cake is firm and bounces back slightly when touched.

6. While the cake is baking, add cream cheese and butter to a mixing bowl and mix until well combined. Add in the powder sugar and mix on low until combined. The mixture will be very thick.

7. Add in maple syrup and maple extract and beat until smooth. If the frosting is really thick you can thin slightly with a little milk until you reach desired consistency.

8. Take the cake out of the oven and allow it to cool slightly before topping with frosting. Let cool completely before cutting into the cake.

Serve and Enjoy!

 




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