Decadent Cinnamon Roll Butter Pound Cake

Who knew you could marry the two greatest desserts of all time and produce a love child of pure decadence. My Maple Cinnamon Roll Butter Pound Cake is the golden child and rival of all other dessert mash-ups. This extremely rich and moist cake is adorned with thick ribbons of cinnamon goodness. It’s like eating the middle part of the cinnamon roll throughout.



Decadent Cinnamon Roll Butter Pound Cake

Decadent Cinnamon Roll Butter Pound Cake

By: Chef Judson Todd Allen

Serves: 7-8
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35-40 minutes

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Ingredients
Cooking Instructions
  • Cake Ingredients

    3 cups flour (organic, unbleached)
    1/4 teaspoon sea salt
    1 cup of cane sugar (organic)
    4 teaspoons baking powder
    1 cup milk
    1/2 cup heavy cream
    2 eggs
    3 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    3/4 cup butter, melted

    Cinnamon Roll Filling

    1 cup butter (softened)
    1 cup brown sugar (packed)
    2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
    3 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon
    2 tablespoons flour (organic, unbleached)

    Cream Cheese Icing

    4 oz cream cheese
    1/2 stick of butter
    1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
    1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    2 teaspoons of milk

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Using cooking spray, spray a 9 in non-stick rectangular baking pan (pound cake pan).

    In an electric or stand mixer add the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk & cream, eggs and vanilla. Incorporate ingredients and slowly stir in melted butter.

    In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and maple until well combined and creamy.

    Using a layering method, add some of the cake batter to the pan and then add the cinnamon filling. Using a knife swirl thick ribbons of the cinnamon throughout the cake. Repeat until all of the ingredients are used.

    Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. I personally prefer a cake cooked a bit under done, leaving a ooey gooey moist and rich cake.

    Remove from the over and let cool. Remove from the pan and pour icing over the cake. Serve warm and enjoy!