Cinnamon syrup cake

    55 min

    A quick and easy cinnamon cake that's especially nice for winter. It's warm and comforting, with just the right amount of spice.


    Yorkshire, England, UK
    11 people made this

    Makes: 1 Bundt cake

    • 250g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 140g butter
    • 275g sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 150ml milk
    • Syrup
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 100g butter
    • 75ml water
    • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 25cm Bundt cake tin and lightly dust with flour.
    2. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
    3. In a separate bowl beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the a little of the flour mixture and then the milk - do this alternately until they are both mixed and fully. Tip the cake mixture into prepared tin.
    4. Place into the preheated oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or till a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
    5. Let cool in tin for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.
    6. Make the cinnamon syrup in a saucepan by combining the sugar, butter, water and cinnamon. Heat on a hob stirring continuously until butter has melted.
    7. Poke holes around the top of the cake with a fork. Pour the cinnamon syrup into the holes and onto the top of the cake. Place the remaining syrup in a bowl and serve on the side.


    Its lovely served cold with a dollop of vanilla ice cream and a spoon of sauce on top.

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    after making this a second time i tested it on my partners friends and they loved it. it was gorgeous and they all wanted the recipe :-)  -  18 Jun 2013