Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

Today we’re sharing a recipe for Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake.  This is a simple and quick recipe for a delicious, homemade coffee cake from scratch, with ingredients that you already have in the pantry. 

All about Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

If you’re looking for a good recipe for special breakfast or brunch, this is the one.  Also, if you are looking for a coffee cake recipe that is easy to make and doesn’t require a bunch of crazy ingredients this recipe will fit that bill too.     

This coffee cake comes together so easily, the first thing you do is make the cake batter. Then you make a cinnamon topping that you spread on top of the batter and swirl with a knife.  You then bake this coffee cake for about 35 minutes and when it comes out you pour a simple glaze on it.  You can even add pecans or other nuts if you like that in your coffee cake or just as is, this coffee cake is wonderful. 

If you make homemade cinnamon rolls you know how amazing those are but honestly this coffee cake can compete with your cinnamon rolls and it is so much easier and quicker to make.  Homemade cinnamon rolls require you to make the dough, fill them, roll them and bake them.  So, if you are looking for an amazing recipe to make for breakfast or brunch, please try this coffee cake recipe.  You won’t be disappointed.      

Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

This cinnamon roll coffee cake is perfect for the cinnamon roll lovers but so much easier and quicker to make.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake, Coffee Cake, Easy Coffee Cake, Homemade Coffee Cake
Author Sunup to Sundown



  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk


  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, mix all the cake ingredients together until well combined.

  3. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 pan.

  4. For the topping, mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl until well combined.

  5. Spread evenly on the batter and swirl with a knife. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

  6. For the glaze, mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl until it is a consistency like pancake syrup.

  7. While the cake is still warm, drizzle the glaze over the cake and it will set into a harder glaze as it cools.

  8. Serve warm or at room temperature.

This coffee cake will stay fresh covered at room temperature for 3 – 5 days or in the refrigerator for up to a week.  Reheat one piece at a time in the microwave prior to eating if needed.     

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