Baking Cinnamon Cake 101

Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
1 1/3 cups white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 eggs
2/3 cup milk
1/2 cup white sugar
6 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Grease and lightly flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
Stir together the flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and salt; set aside.

In a large bowl, beat shortening (butter), 1 1/3 cups white sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time, beating for at least 1 minute after each egg.

Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack. Remove cake from pan while it is still warm, and poke holes around the top of the cake with a fork. Pour the warm cinnamon syrup into the holes and onto the top and sides of the cake.

P.S.. To Make Cinnamon Syrup: In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup white sugar, butter, water, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon. Heat and stir until butter melts.

Try it and you will certainly enjoy it.. Have a lovely week Y’all…

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