Cinnamon Roll Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

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This amazing Cinnamon Roll Cream Cheese Coffee Cake tastes just like cinnamon rolls and is a mix of cake and cheesecake.


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FOR THE CAKE: – 2 & 1/4 cups (270g) all-purpose flour – 2 teaspoons baking powder – 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, softened – 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar – 1 large egg – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 3/4 cup (177ml) milk FOR THE FILLING: – 16 ounces (454g) cream cheese, at room temperature – 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar – 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour – 1 & 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 2 large eggs, lightly beaten FOR THE CINNAMON SWIRL: – 1 cup (200g) firmly packed light or dark brown sugar – 1/3 cup (75g) unsalted butter, melted – 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

Cinnamon Roll Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

To bake the cake, preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch springform (round).

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Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside. Beat butter and sugar until frothy using a medium-speed electric mixer. 

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Add egg and vanilla, stir thoroughly. Lower mixer speed. Three portions of flour mixture and two portions of milk are added. Just blend. (Thick batter)

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Put 3/4 of the batter in the pan. Reserve batter. FOR FILLING: Mix cream cheese, sugar, flour, and vanilla in a medium-speed electric mixer until incorporated. 

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Add eggs and beat slowly until mixed. In the pan, pour filling over cake batter. To make the cinnamon swirl and finish the cake, mix brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon. 

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Drop tablespoons over filling. Swirl cinnamon mixture into filling with thin knife. Drop tablespoons of remaining cake batter over filling. 

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To prevent spillage, place the pan on a lined, rimmed baking sheet. Bake 70–80 minutes until center is almost set. If required, loosely foil the top in the last 20–30 minutes to prevent overbrowning.

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Wait 10 minutes to cool the cake on a wire rack in the pan. Run a thin knife carefully along the pan's edges. Let cool for an hour. Then remove pan sides.

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