Cinna-Bun Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

 

 

 

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Cinna-Bun Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Serves 12
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
50 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
50 min
824 calories
99 g
156 g
45 g
8 g
27 g
221 g
209 g
72 g
1 g
14 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
221g
Servings
12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 824
Calories from Fat 399
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g
70%
Saturated Fat 27g
137%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 156mg
52%
Sodium 209mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 99g
33%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 72g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A
31%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
19%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Base
  1. 3 cups flour
  2. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 4 teaspoons baking powder
  5. 1 1/2 cups milk
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 2 teaspoons vanilla
  8. 1/2 cup butter, melted
Topping
  1. 1 cup butter, softened
  2. 1 cup brown sugar
  3. 2 tablespoons flour
  4. 1 tablespoon cinnamon
Cream Cheese Frosting (rather than Glaze) This is a copy-cat Cinnabon Frosting Recipe
  1. 2 packages of cream cheese
  2. 1 stick of soft butter
  3. 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  4. 2 tsp vanilla extract!
  5. Just beat it together. PERFECTION!
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grease a 9 x 13 baking pan with cold butter and set aside.
  3. Mix all of the base ingredients together, with the exception of the butter.
  4. Add the melted butter last, and then pour into your prepared pan.
  5. Mix all of the topping ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  6. Mix/Blend well using fork or whisk.
  7. Drop by teaspoonful over the base, as evenly as you can over the entire cake base.
  8. Take a butter knife and swirl the topping into the base.
  9. Pop into the oven and bake for 30-50 minutes. (Mine took 50 minutes.... keep checking every 5 minutes using a toothpick in the center of cake until it comes out clean).
  10. While the cake is baking, prepare the cream cheese frosting and set aside in fridge to keep chilled.
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  12. Add Cream Cheese Frosting to the cake while still slightly warm.
  13. Serve and ENJOY!
Adapted from Crystal Hebner
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calories
824
fat
45g
protein
8g
carbs
99g
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Adapted from Crystal Hebner
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Homemade Pretzel Bunz!

Simple! EASY! I can’t believe I was skeered to make these! hahaha  I was having a bit of an emotional day today, so nothing better than to take my focus off of stress than to attempt something I have been intimidated up until now to try. Softy, chewy, with an absolutely BEAUTIFUL crumb inside! How silly was I, these were simple and fun! I hope you give these a try, I know you will LOVE them!

 

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Homemade Pretzel Bunz
Yields 8
A delicious soft pretzel bun.
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346 calories
57 g
39 g
8 g
11 g
4 g
512 g
5671 g
1 g
0 g
3 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
512g
Yields
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 346
Calories from Fat 67
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
12%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 39mg
13%
Sodium 5671mg
236%
Total Carbohydrates 57g
19%
Dietary Fiber 2g
9%
Sugars 1g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
3%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 1/2 cups warm water
  2. 2 1/4 tsp instant yeast
  3. 2 tsp sugar
  4. 4 1/2 cups bread flour
  5. 2 tsp salt
  6. 4 tbs softened butter
  7. 2/3 cup baking soda
  8. 3 quarts boiling water
  9. 1 egg beaten
  10. kosher salt
Instructions
  1. In your stand mixer combine the water, yeast, sugar, flour, 2 tsp of salt, and softened butter.
  2. Combine until a ball of dough forms.
  3. Knead it on Level 2 for 5 minutes.
  4. Shape into a ball and let rise in a greased bowl for 1 hour.
  5. After 1 hour, remove dough ball from bowl and press out any air pockets while laying the dough out on a floured board.
  6. Shape into a ball or log.
  7. Cut 8 even pieces.
  8. Shape each piece into a ball and press flat with palm of your hand.
  9. Place onto a greased cookie sheet OR a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  10. Cover and allow to rise for an additional 30 minutes.
  11. Meanwhile boil 3 quarts of water.
  12. Once boiled, slowly add 2/3 cup of baking soda to it. SLOWLY as it will FIZZ up on you!
  13. Then, return to boiling.
  14. When 30 minute 2nd rise is over, gently place 2 dough balls into the boiling water and poach each bun/roll 30 seconds on each side.
  15. Remove with a slotted spoon and replace them back onto the cookie sheet.
  16. Baste each bun with a beaten egg.
  17. Sprinkle tops with kosher salt.
  18. Score an "X" mark onto of each bun and place them in the oven to bake.
  19. Bake them in a 425 degree oven for 15-20 minutes. ENJOY!!!!
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calories
346
fat
8g
protein
11g
carbs
57g
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Soft Honey Slider Rolls

I made these for dinner tonight to go along BBQ Pulled Pork-loin.  The sweet, soft slider roll I think is perfect with it!

 

Soft Honey Slider Rolls
Yields 16
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Prep Time
3 hr 45 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
4 hr
Prep Time
3 hr 45 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
4 hr
145 calories
27 g
17 g
3 g
3 g
2 g
55 g
154 g
9 g
0 g
1 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
55g
Yields
16
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145
Calories from Fat 24
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g
4%
Saturated Fat 2g
8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 17mg
6%
Sodium 154mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates 27g
9%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
1%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup warm water
  2. 1/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 tbs yeast (instant)
  4. 1 egg
  5. (beat together then add:)
  6. 3 cups flour (i used bread flour) and have 1 additional cup of flour on the side, in case your dough is too wet, mine was perfect.
  7. 3 tbs soft butter
  8. 1 tsp salt
  9. 1/3 cup honey
Instructions
  1. Knead 5-7 min in stand mixer OR 10 minutes by hand.
  2. Place in oiled bowl, cover and rise 60 min
  3. Punch down dough
  4. Roll it into a log.
  5. Cut it into 16 little rolls/buns.
  6. Flatten with palm of your hand
  7. Place on greased pan, spray tops with non-stick cooking spray, cover and allow 2nd rise for 30 min.
  8. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Enjoy!
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calories
145
fat
3g
protein
3g
carbs
27g
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