My kids love Honey Buns. No wait... let me say that again... my kids LOVE Honey Buns. They do! Which makes me laugh because they cost like $2 and 6 come in a pack. How cheap is that?! But we don't buy them that often (which they remind me of constantly.) They taste a little "processed" for me.
When I was looking at some of my favorite blogs the other day I clicked on Raising 4 Princesses and saw this amazing Honey Bun Cake. Holy heck! Honey Bun Cake! Maria said that she has been making this for years and her family loves it. I was so excited to make it! It looked heavenly!
So this morning I had a houseful of kids (both my kids had friends sleep over) so I thought this was the perfect time to make it. Oh sure, it's called "cake" but Maria said it was a breakfast cake so that's what I went with. =o) Thanks, Maria! Any reason to eat deliciousness in the morning and I'm there!
It was super easy to make and man, oh, man! Amazing!!!
Honey Bun Cake
Source: Raising 4 Princesses
* 1 box of yellow cake mix
* 4 eggs
* 1 cup sour cream
* 3/4 cup vegetable oil
* 3/4 cup brown sugar
* 2 tsp. cinnamon
* 2 cups powdered sugar
* 1 tsp. vanilla
* 6 Tbsp. milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Reserve 1/2 cup of the cake mix and set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix cake mix, eggs, sour cream and vegetable oil. Don't use a mixer because you want the cake dense. Stir well.
Pour a little less that half of the batter into a sprayed 9x13 pan.
In a small bowl, combine the reserved 1/2 cup cake mix, brown sugar and cinnamon and stir well. Spread evenly over the batter in the pan.
Spread remaining batter over cinnamon layer. You can gently swirl with a knife if you want. I did because that's what Maria did and I learned my lesson not following directions when I made my S'more Cookie Tarts. =o)
Bake for 30 - 45 minutes depending on pan size and oven. It's done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
While it's baking, make the glaze. Pour over the cake when it comes out of the oven.
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