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Healthy Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

Healthy Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake has the taste from a cinnamon roll made in a quicker, easier cake with a brown sugar, cinnamon topping and a light glaze.
Yield 12
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American


For the Cake:

  • 1 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

For Topping:

  • 1/4 cup butter , softened
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • 2 teaspoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For Icing:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low-fat milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper, spray with baking spray, and set aside.
  • Mix the milk, eggs, vanilla extract, and sugar in a medium mixing bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Gradually mix the flour mixture into the egg mixture. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  • In a bowl, mix together all the topping ingredients, until small pebbles form. Sprinkle the pebbles over the top of the batter.
  • Bake in oven for 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack.
  • In a small bowl, mix the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Add milk in 1/2 teaspoon increments until icing is liquidy and pourable. After coffee cake has cooled, pour the icing evenly over the top of the coffee cake.


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 221IU | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword: Healthy Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake