A fluffy, spongey cinnamon cake with brown sugar, cinnamon, and butterscotch chips sprinkled inside
3/4 cup oil
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup milk
1 Tablespoon vanilla
2 3/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Cinnamon Sprinkle Ingredients:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon oil or melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 cup butterscotch chips or milk chocolate toffee bits
1/3 cup nuts, such as pecans or walnuts
1. Combine the cinnamon sprinkle ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until crumbled medium-fine. (Alternately, put ingredients in a heavy plastic bag and use a rolling pin to break into bits.)
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. To make cake batter, combine oil, sugar, eggs, water, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl and beat until smooth.
3. Combine the cake dry ingredients in a smaller bowl and mix thoroughly. Add to wet mixture and beat for a minute or so, until most lumps are removed. Batter will be wet and loose.
4. Pour batter into a well-greased 9 x 13-inch pan (or a 10-inch springform pan). Sprinkle top with cinnamon sprinkle mixture and immediately put into pre-heated oven. Bake for 40-45 minutes (60-70 minutes in springform) until cake tests done with a toothpick and top is browned and firm to touch.
This is a delicious, easy-to-make cinnamon cake. It's so tasty, and a nice change of pace from regular coffeecake or other cakes! The sweet cinnamon "paste" inside the cake is a delicious alternative to regular frosting or icing. My rating: 10/10
|Average vote based on 5 reviews.|