Snickerdoodle Cake Recipe

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Snickerdoodle Cake
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  • 1 package of plain white cake mix
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 3 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Cake.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350oF.
  3. Grease two round 9-inch cake pans with solid shortening and dust with flour.
  4. Shake out the excess flour and set pans aside.
  5. Place the cake mix, milk, melted butter, eggs, vanilla, and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl.
  6. Blend with an electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute.
  7. Stop the machine and scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.
  8. Increase the mixer speed to medium and beat 2 minutes more, scraping the sides down again if needed.
  9. The batter should look well combined.
  10. Divide the batter between the prepared pans, smoothing it out with the rubber spatula.
  11. Bake the cakes until they are golden brown and spring back when lightly pressed with your finger (27 to 29 minutes).
  12. Allow them to cool completely (at least 30 minutes).
  13. Frosting.
  14. Place the butter in a large mixing bowl.
  15. Blend with an electric mixer on low speed until fluffy, 30 seconds.
  16. Stop the machine and add the confectioner's sugar, 3 tbsp of milk, and vanilla.
  17. Add cinnamon; blend with the mixer on low speed until the sugar is incorporated (approximately 1 minute).
  18. Increase the speed to medium and beat until light and fluffy (at least 1 minute).
  19. Blend in up to 1 tbsp of milk if the frosting seems too stiff.
  20. Yield: 3 1/2 cups.
  21. To Frost Cake.
  22. Place one cake layer, right side up, on a serving platter.
  23. Spread the top with frosting.
  24. Place the second layer, right side up, on top of the first layer and frost the top and sides of the cake with clean, smooth strokes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 617.6 Kcal (2586 kJ)
Calories from fat 165.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.34g 28%
Cholesterol 87.69mg 29%
Sodium 333.56mg 14%
Potassium 93.72mg 2%
Total Carbs 111.51g 37%
Sugars 92.19g 369%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
Protein 4.32g 9%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 145.6mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 352.15 Kcal (1474 kJ)
Calories from fat 94.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.46g 28%
Cholesterol 50mg 29%
Sodium 190.2mg 14%
Potassium 53.44mg 2%
Total Carbs 63.58g 37%
Sugars 52.57g 369%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 4%
Protein 2.47g 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 0.7mg 7%
Calcium 83mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.7
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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