Oh Babycakes….Cinnamon Swirl Cake!

Hey there…Babycakes!

That is one of my favorite terms of endearment! 

OK…moving on…

There is something so fun and special about the celebration of an anticipated blessing!


This was my creation for a co-worker with

a little one on the way …

A Babycakes Onesie!

A Babycakes Onesie!

I made this a double layer 9x 13 cake.  The design wasn’t perfect…but it was fun to make and the taste was perfection! This is one of my favorite cakes and now it’s one of Poppy’s new faves as well.  So simple but…so so good!

Moist & Tender Cinnamon Swirl Cake

Moist & Tender Cinnamon Swirl Cake

I have only a few cake recipes that are not completely from scratch…as in…

you use a cake mix in the mix!

But this is one of those cakes and it is nothing to be ashamed of! It gets a thumbs up and ‘oh I could eat the whole cake’ responses….

every time I make it!

Very easy to make…

I use one Duncan Hines ‘Signature recipe’ French Vanilla cake mix

Mix with…

one cup sour cream

4 lightly beaten eggs

and 3/4 cup vegetable oil.

Mix by hand and pour into a lightly greased and floured 9 x 13 pan.

In a small bowl…

mix together 1 cup brown sugar and 1 T. cinnamon

Sprinkle the mixture evenly over the top of the cake batter. Swirl / slice a knife back and forth until the sugar mixture is ‘swirled’ throughout. Be careful not to overmix.

Bake at 325 for 40 minutes or until cake springs back lightly…or golden.

When cake is cool…

Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting:

1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened

1 stick butter, softened

4 cups powdered sugar (or more if needed for consistency)

1 – 2 teaspoons vanilla

Blend well…

frost cake…

eat cake!

A Babycakes Onesie!

Oh Babycakes! 

For a printable version….



‘Til we meet again…

May you experience the sweetness of anticipated blessings,

terms of endearment…

And eat cake!

Happy Trails!


Vee's Home and The Range

Vee’s Home and The Range


18 comments on “Oh Babycakes….Cinnamon Swirl Cake!

  1. Linda Makiej says:

    A recipe for me to try for sure!! I am not a chocolate fan so any time I find something different it’s a keeper!! Thanks for posting this!!

    • Victoria says:

      Wonderful! Let me know how you like it if you do give it a try. I was scouring some of my saved recipes and came across a ‘favorite’ cake recipe from Southern Living…very similar. It is a keeper!

  2. Mini says:

    looks AMAZING! Give me a taste? hehe

  3. This looks adorable! I wish you were my co-worker!

  4. I could keep eating this for days my friend 🙂

    Choc Chip Uru

  5. Yummy Victoria, thanks so much for stopping by and liking Island Vignettes. You are exciting my taste buds with this recipe!

  6. What an adorable cake!! It must have been a real hit when you brought it in!! Well done! xx

    • Victoria says:

      Thank you Barbara! Yes…even though the little onesie wasn’t perfectly lined out…it was still a hit! The new proud Papa recently asked me when I might bring in another Cinnamon Swirl Cake because he loved it so much. That’s what I love…others enjoying it! 🙂 Thank you for your thoughts!

  7. For sure looks really moist, soft and delicious!

  8. petit4chocolatier says:

    Looks scrumptious 🙂

  9. bakeaffairs says:

    This cake look delicious!!

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