18 Cinnamon Cakes To Spice Up Your Baking Routine
Nobody will be able to resist the sweet aroma and subtle warmth in these freshly-baked cinnamon cakes! From classic apple and cinnamon combinations to our best cinnamon streusel coffee cake recipes, we've compiled this collection of gorgeous cinnamon cakes that make the most of this well-loved spice!
Buttery Cinnamon Cake
Recipe creator Leta Harris always gets high praise with this rich, aromatic cinnamon Bundt cake and recommends serving it warm (about 45 minutes after it comes out of the oven) with a dollop of whipped cream, and an extra sprinkling of cinnamon if it's a special occasion!
Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake
With a nutty pecan and cinnamon streusel filling swirled through this buttery cake, it's sure to be a hit with family and friends at your next brunch!
Cinnamon Mocha Sheet Cake
Reviewer Carey Draeger loved this five-star chocolate cake, flavored with espresso and cinnamon. "This is one of the best cakes I've ever tried! The coffee and cinnamon add an incredible depth of flavor to both cake and frosting!" For easier serving, score lines in the icing as a guide before you start to cut, and divide the cake into 32 pieces.
No-Fuss Cinnamon Cheesecake
This cheesecake has layers of crescent dough, a cream cheese filling, and a crunchy cinnamon sugar topping. "I was pretty skeptical of this recipe but decided I had to try it based on all the positive reviews. Like everyone else says it is much more like a cheese Danish than a true cheesecake. No matter what you call it though it was really delicious and super easy!" says CTCOOK1.
Apple Cinnamon White Cake
Apples and cinnamon are a winning flavor combination and this easy cake will prove it! Packed with chunks of cinnamon coated apple, this fall treat is especially good with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Mexican Chocolate Cake
Ground cinnamon adds a subtle warmth to this moist, fudgy chocolate cake. It's so moist it doesn't need any frosting! This recipe will make a large one-layer cake, a two-layer quarter sheet cake, or 24 cupcakes.
Banana and Persimmon Cinnamon Muffins
Recipe creator Anna Silvani-Morrison made these delicously moist muffins with some very ripe bananas, persimmon, and cinnamon: "As soon as they began to bake, my daughter said she could smell autumn!"
Cinnamon Coffee Cake I
This tall, fluffy cake is made with sour cream and has lovely layers of sweet walnuts and cinnamon. Try making it lower in fat by using 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup applesauce, and non-fat sour cream — it's so flavorful, no one will even notice!
Best Ever Cinnamon Bundt Cake
Cinnamon lovers need to try this five-star recipe! "This cake is easy, attractive, and delicious," says home cook pgluntz. "Just the right amount of cinnamon flavor and can be made quickly from common pantry ingredients. Sometimes a plain cake is just what you crave!"
Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cake
This cinnamon roll-inspired cake has swirls of gooey, crunchy cinnamon throughout. "Oh my...so good!" says reviewer articflygirl. "If you love cinnamon, you will love this cake!" Leftovers (if there are any) will taste best served warm!
Snickerdoodle Cake I
This cake tastes just like the famous cinnamon cookie. Bake them as cupcakes and decorate with a cinnamon-spiced buttercream frosting as a special treat for any snickerdoodle fans in your life!
Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Coffee Cake
Sprinkle cinnamon sugar in the well-greased Bundt pan before you add the batter to get a sweet and crunchy exterior on this cake. "Super moist and delicious!' says reviewer annie, "I made a cinnamon glaze with extra vanilla. Super good!!"
Cinnamon Yum Cake
This blondie-like sheet cake is enriched with white wine, nuts, golden raisins, cinnamon, and cardamom. Sprinkle with some turbinado sugar and chopped nuts for a lovely presentation and extra crunch.
Cinnamon Banana Cream Cake
Speed things up for yourself and use vanilla cake mix to bake this easy cinnamon banana cake. Add a generous dusting of ground cinnamon on top of the cream frosting for an extra burst of spice.
Cinnamon and Amaretto Pound Cake
This rich pound cake is flavored with cinnamon, almond liqueur and nutmeg. Pour the sweet and creamy amaretto glaze over the cake once it is cool, and top with sliced almonds and a sprinkling of cinnamon for a grown-up treat!
Cinnamon-Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
This incredibly indulgent baked cheesecake with a cinnamon graham cracker crust and a cinnamon-spiced filling is topped with a chocolate ganache. Decorate with crushed speculoos cookies and chocolate kisses for a truly spectacular dessert.
Cinnamon Honeybun Cake
This deliciously easy cinnamon cake is poked all over with a knife and the holes are filled with a runny icing. Allow the cake to cool and absorb all the sweet icing before serving. Be warned... don't expect this cake to last long!
Cinnamon Pudding Cake
Serve this pudding cake straight from the oven with with whipped cream. "A BIG hit!" says reviewer chellebelle, "Rich caramelly sauce and sweet cinnamon cake in a down-home and EASY dessert."