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Churro Cake

This Churro Cake is moist cinnamon vanilla cake, sprinkled with buttery cinnamon sugar between the layers, and topped with a creamy sweet cinnamon frosting. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 10 Slices
Calories: 1539kcal

Equipment

  • 3 round cake pans
  • round cake board
  • Cake Leveler
  • BBQ Brush
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with star tip

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes of french vanilla cake mix
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 C water
  • 1 C canola oil
  • 3 tbsp ground cinnamon

Cinnamon Crunch Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 tbsp ground cinnamon

Cinnamon Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsalted butter softened
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 bottle caramel sauce

Instructions

Cake Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray cake pans with pam baking spray
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together all cake ingredients until combined and smooth
  • Divide evenly between the 3 cake pans
  • Bake in the oven for 28-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow to cool completely before removing and placing onto cake boards

Cinnamon Crunch Directions

  • Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cinnamon and sugar
  • Remove the cakes from the pans and onto the cake boards
  • Using the cake leveler, remove the domes of the tops of the cakes to make them even
  • Brush melted butter onto the tops of the cake layers
  • Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture on top

Cinnamon Frosting Directions

  • Combine all ingredients into a standing mixer and mix on low speed until combined and stiff peaks form
  • Scoop 1 C of frosting into the piping bag
  • Scoop 1 C of the cinnamon frosting onto one of the cake layers and spread evenly
  • Place a second cake layer on top of the frosting
  • Scoop another C of frosting onto the second cake layer
  • Place the last cake layer on top and using the remaining frosting,frost entire cake and smooth evenly
  • Pipe dollops of frosting on top of the cake and top with fresh churros!
  • Enjoy

Notes

You can purchase caramel sauce near the coffee items or ice cream cones in your local grocery store. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 1539kcal | Carbohydrates: 189g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 87g | Saturated Fat: 41g | Cholesterol: 255mg | Sodium: 769mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 142g | Vitamin A: 1968IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 319mg | Iron: 3mg