Snickerdoodle Cake

Today I am sharing one of my favorite recipes with you. Usually, you bake a cake for a special occasion, but in the case of this recipe, the cake becomes the occasion! The recipe was inspired by a classic cookie that just about everyone loves and this cake is just as fantastic. Best of all, this Snickerdoodle Cake is easy to prepare from scratch!

This cake is gorgeous after baking and I always hesitate to cut it into slices for just about a nanosecond! But it smells divine and it has so much flavor that there is no way to not devour it! This picture does not do it justice, really! But, guys, this is the best I have for you as the cake was devoured in a flash! My husband could be heard groaning in delight. My children could not rest at the thought of this cake!

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Ingredients for Snickerdoodle Cake
2 cups of white sugar
2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1/2 cup of butter flavored shortening {I used Crisco}
2 eggs
1 cup of milk
1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract

Cake Topping Ingredients
2 tablespoons of white sugar
2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Spray a cake pan (13x9 or a bundt pan) with cooking spray

In a medium sized bowl mix the flour, salt, cinammon and baking powder together, set aside

Cream together shortening and sugar until fluffy

Add eggs one at a time, mixing well

Add 1/3 of flour mixture and 1/3 a cup of milk, mixing well and repeating until all ingredients are combined

Pour cake batter into prepared pan

Combine the Cake Topping Ingredients and sprinkle over the batter 

Place in the preheated oven to bake for 35-40 minutes or until baked. 

This cake is incredible with or without frosting! I top it with my Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting. It is a huge hit with everyone that tastes it. The cake is kind of heavy, there is a simple and scrumptious flavor to it, and everyone will ask for your recipe!

What is your favorite kind of cake? I would love to hear about it in a comment!

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  1. Really like this, I like green tea cakes

  2. Sounds delicious! Thank you for the recipe

  3. That looks really yummy and easy to make too! I'd love for you to come share at Let's Party ... we look forward to seeing you there!


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