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Mr. Food Cinnamon Bun Poke Cake recipe

Posted at 9:35 AM, Dec 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-19 12:12:35-05

Cinnamon Bun Poke Cake
Serves 15

No sticky fingers here! With our recipe for Cinnamon Bun Poke Cake, you get to enjoy all of the goodness of sweet and sticky cinnamon buns in cake form! This poke cake is filled with a sweet cinnamon filling and topped with a homemade cream cheese frosting for lots of dessert deliciousness. 

What You’ll Need: 
1 (15.25 oz) package white cake mix, batter prepared according to package directions
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter, softened
1 tablespoon sweetened condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

What To Do:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Add batter and bake according to package directions; let cool slightly. 
Using the end of a wooden spoon, poke holes about 1-inch apart all over top of cake. In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup melted butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 1/2 cup condensed milk; mix well. Pour cinnamon mixture into holes and spread evenly over top of cake. Let cake cool completely.
To make frosting, in a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup butter until creamy. Add 1 tablespoon condensed milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and, slowly, beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spread frosting evenly over top of cake. Serve or refrigerate until ready to serve.