Honey Bun Cake

A delightful twist on a classic cake, this Honey Bun Cake combines the flavors of a honey bun pastry with the moistness of a cake. Perfect for a sweet treat any time of day.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This Honey Bun Cake is a quick and easy dessert to whip up for any occasion. The blend of cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla creates a warm and comforting flavor that is sure to please any sweet tooth.


  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 8 oz sour cream


  • Mix the cake mix, oil, eggs, and sour cream by hand, incorporating about 50 strokes.
  • Pour half of the batter into a 9 x 13 pan.
  • Combine brown sugar and cinnamon, then spread the mixture over the entire cake batter.
  • Spread the remaining batter on top.
  • Use a knife to create swirls in the cake.
  • Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 40 minutes.
  • While the cake is baking, blend powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract to create a glaze.
  • Once the cake is done, spread the glaze over the warm cake.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 55 minutes | Servings: 12 | Kcal: 320
  • Storage: Store any leftover Honey Bun Cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Recipe Tips:

For an extra touch of sweetness, consider sprinkling some chopped nuts or raisins over the top of the cake before baking. This cake is best served warm, so pop individual slices in the microwave for a few seconds before enjoying.”

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