Monday, October 24, 2016

Cinnamon Roll Pound Cake

I like cinnamon rolls.  I like pound cake.  From Creme de la Crumb via BuzzFeed.

Cinnamon Roll Pound Cake
Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 60 mins
Total time 1 hour 20 mins

Serves: 12

  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened 
  • 3 cups sugar plus ¼ cup, divided 
  • 1 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream 
  • 6 eggs 
  • 3 cups flour 
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
For the Icing
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened 
  • 2 oz cream cheese, softened 
  • ¼ cup heavy cream 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line two 9x5 loaf pans with nonstick foil, spray heavily with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in Greek yogurt. Stir in heavy cream and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each egg. In a separate bowl mix flour and baking soda. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  3. In a small bowl mix ¼ cup sugar and cinnamon. Pour ⅓ of batter into loaf pans. Sprinkle half of cinnamon sugar mixture into pan. Repeat with remaining batter, then cinnamon sugar, then ending with batter. 
  4. Bake about 50 minutes or until edges begin to brown and an inserted toothpick comes out clean. If cake is not ready at 50 minutes, check again every 5-10 minutes. Allow to cool completely before gently removing from pans. 
  5. For the icing, mix together butter and cream cheese. Add cream, vanilla, and powdered sugar and mix to combine. Pour over cooled loaves. Allow to cool and set at least one hour before slicing and serving. 

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