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cinnamon roll coffee cake

Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins


for the cake:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

for the topping:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted and cooled slightly
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

for the glaze:

  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


to make the cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Prepare a 9-inch springform pan by lightly spraying well with cooking spray or grease and flour the pan. A 9 inch square baking dish would work too, as long as it is at least 3 inches in height. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl with stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar until light and creamy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add yogurt, eggs, oil, vanilla and cinnamon, and mix to combine.
  • Add flour, baking soda, and salt and mix until smooth.
  • Spread into prepared baking dish. Set aside.

to make the topping:

  • Combine butter, sugar, and cinnamon until well combined.
  • Spread over cake batter, like you would if you were frosting a cake.
  • Then swirl topping into the batter with a butter knife.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, until topping is set and toothpick comes out of center clean.
  • Let cool for 25 minutes.

to make the glaze:

  • In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Beat with hand mixer until smooth.
  • Drizzle over cooled coffee cake.
  • Serve and enjoy!