Honey Bun Cake From Scratch (no cake mix)
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 18
  • -Cake-
  • 2¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ⅛ cup vegetable oil (or 2 Tablespoons)
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened (I used salted butter)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • -Streusel- (for the middle)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • -Glaze-(for topping)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4-5 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13" baking pan.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, & baking powder, stir & set aside.
  3. In another mixing bowl combine softened butter, sour cream, vegetable oil, vanilla, & eggs & mix well. Add in the flour/sugar mixture. Stir well.
  4. Pour half of the batter in prepared baking pan & smooth it down with a spatula.
  5. Mix the brown sugar & cinnamon together in a small bowl & sprinkle over the batter.
  6. Now add the remaining batter & smooth it over the brown sugar/cinnamon mix.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the top is golden brown & a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  8. Prepare the glaze by mixing the ingredients together in a bowl until a smooth spreading consistency is reached.
  9. Once the cake comes out of the oven, use a fork to prick holes in the top of the cake. Pour glaze over cake & quickly spread it out with a knife or the back of a spoon. Let cool for about 1 hour.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at https://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2015/08/13/honey-bun-cake-from-scratch-no-cake-mix/