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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
Author Sabrina Snyder
Healthy Cinnamon Roll Cake in baking dish


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