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Easy Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe

Cinnamon Roll Cake (Cinnamon Cake)

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Quick and easy cinnamon roll cake (cinnamon cake), homemade with simple ingredients. Starts with yellow cake mix and has swirls of cinnamon and sugar. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon dessert, doctored cake mix, quick and easy
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 10 Slices
Calories 294
Author Abeer



  • 1 box Yellow cake mix
  • 1 box Instant vanilla pudding 3.4 oz. box
  • 4 Eggs Large
  • 3/4 cup Milk Whole
  • 3/4 cup Water Room temperature
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract

Cinnamon Swirl Mixture

  • 1/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon powder


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together cake mix and pudding mix.
  • Add eggs, milk, water, vanilla and mix until batter is smooth. Keep aside.
  • In another mixing bowl, whisk together sugar and cinnamon.
  • Spread some of the cake batter in a greased and floured loaf pan (Dimensions: 9x5). You can also use 2 smaller loaf pans. 
  • Then, sprinkle half of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Spread some more batter on top and sprinkle remaining cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Spread remaining batter on top. 
  • Use a butter knife to gently swirl everything together. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes or until an inserted toothpick in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool down completely.
  • Then, gently run a spatula around the cake and remove it from the pan. Enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days.


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 1.4mg