This honey bun cake is delicious cinnamon rolls formed into a cake, if I say so myself. Cooked to perfection, then drizzled in some creamy, sweet frosting. This cake is so moist and flavorful. You will keep cutting pieces of this cake until you finish every drop! Believe me when I say that this cake is seriously just that good. This honey bun cake has just the right amount of cinnamon, nutmeg, and a splash of vanilla. Incredibly easy to recreate. Let’s get down to making this cake.

Honey bun cake
Honey bun cake
What are the ingredients for this honey bun cake?

When it comes down to making this honey bun cake from scratch, the ingredients are simple. I had them in my house and maybe you will too but just in case you don’t let me give them to you.

Yellow Cake Mix

Powdered Sugar

Brown Sugar

Vegetable Oil

Eggs

Honey

Cinnamon

Vanilla Extract

Milk

Sour Cream

How to make honeybun cake?

This recipe is a simple recipe that a lot of folks love to make for the holidays. I saw this recipe on Betty Crocker’s website, and I immediately remembered my grandmother would make these for the neighborhood during the holidays. I would call this one a southern staple.

When making this cake, the easiest way to do things is step by step, of course.

Honey bun cake
Steps
  • Gather all your ingredients
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • Add your brown sugar and cinnamon to a bowl, then mix well.
  • Next, in a bowl, add your yellow cake mix, oil, sour cream, and eggs, then mix those ingredients together well.
  • In a baking dish, add half of the batter and smooth it out.
  • Next, sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon mixture over the top of the cake batter.
  • Drizzle in a small amount of honey over the cake batter. Take a knife and lightly mix the cinnamon mixture into a pattern.
  • Add in the remaining cake batter and smooth it out
  • Place your honey bun cake in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
How to make the glaze for honey bun cake?

Add your powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract to a bowl. Mix those ingredients well and glaze over the cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.

Allow to cool for 10 minutes, and enjoy!

If you enjoyed this recipe, you would love my blueberry pound cake recipe.

Well, folks, until next time.

Honey bun cake

Honey Bun Cake

This honey bun cake is delicious cinnamon rolls formed into a cake, if I say so myself. Cooked to perfection, then drizzled in some creamy, sweet frosting.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 People
Calories: 567kcal

Ingredients

Cake Batter

  • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream

Cake Filling

  • 1 Teaspoon Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar

Honey Bun Cake Glaze

  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  • Gather all your ingredients
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • In a bowl add your brown sugar and cinnamon then mix well then sit to the side.
    1 Cup Brown Sugar, 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
  • In a bowl, add your yellow cake mix, vegetable oil, sour cream, and eggs now mix those ingredients together well.
    1 Box Yellow Cake Mix, 4 Eggs, 3/4 Cup Vegetable Oil, 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • In a baking dish add in half of the batter and smooth it out.
  • Next, sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon mixture over the top of the cake batter.
  • Drizzle in a small amount of honey over the cake batter. Take a knife and lightly mix the cinnamon mixture into a pattern.
  • Add in the remaining cake batter and smooth it out
  • Place the cake in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes
    Remember it may take longer or less to bake because all ovens don't bake at the same temperature. Perform the toothpick test on your cake(stick a toothpick in the middle, if it comes out clean, then your cake is done). If the toothpick comes out wet, then it needs to bake some more
  • To a bowl add your powdered sugar, milk, Cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Mix those ingredients well and glaze over the cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.
    1 Teaspoon Honey, 2 Cups Powdered Sugar, 1/4 Cup Milk, 1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes and enjoy!

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Notes

Remember it may take longer or less to bake because all ovens don’t bake at the same temperature. Perform the toothpick test on your cake(stick a toothpick in the middle, if it comes out clean, then your cake is done). If the toothpick comes out wet, then it needs to bake some mor

Nutrition

Sodium: 525mg | Calcium: 230mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 326IU | Sugar: 87g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 164mg | Cholesterol: 101mg | Calories: 567kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fat: 10g | Protein: 6g | Carbohydrates: 114g | Iron: 2mg