Honey Bun Cake Recipe – GRANDMA'S RECIPE

Honey Bun Cake Recipe

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Imagine waking up to a warm, sweet aroma filling your entire home, beckoning you to the kitchen. As you follow the scent trail, you are greeted with a sight that takes your breath away – a freshly baked Honey Bun Cake, sitting on the countertop, just waiting to be devoured. The memories of childhood come rushing back as you think of lazy Sunday mornings, when your mother would surprise the family with this irresistible treat. The cake, topped with a luscious glaze and a sprinkle of cinnamon, would vanish within minutes. It was the epitome of comfort and indulgence, a simple pleasure that brought pure joy to your heart. Today, as an adult, you cherish these memories and find solace in recreating this Honey Bun Cake.


There is something truly special about the way this cake brings people together. The warmth, the sweetness, and the nostalgia it evokes make it a dessert unlike any other. The first bite takes you back to a time when life was simpler, and worries were few. It’s a reminder to pause, even if just for a moment, and savor the simple pleasures that combine to create a beautiful life.


Now, as you hold this recipe in your hands, you have the power to create those same cherished memories for yourself and your loved ones. Share it with your family during Sunday brunch, surprise your friends at a potluck gathering, or bake it just for yourself on a gloomy day. No matter the occasion, indulging in a slice of Honey Bun Cake will transport you to a place of pure happiness and contentment.


1 package of yellow cake mix

1 cup of brown sugar

2 cups of confectioners’ sugar

3/4 cup of oil

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

4 tablespoons of milk

4 eggs

1 tablespoon of vanilla essence

8 ounces of sour cream


Preheat your oven to the temperature indicated on the yellow cake mix package. Grease 9×13 baking dish.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the yellow cake mix, oil, eggs, and sour cream. Mix well until all the ingredients are well combined.

Put half the batter into baking dish.

Mix together ground cinnamon and brown sugar and sprinkle over entire cake. Pour over rest of batter.

Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake according to the instructions on the yellow cake mix package or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Once the cake is baked, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool in the pan for a few minutes.

Carefully remove the cake from the pan and place it on a serving platter or cake stand.

Mix together milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla extra for the glaze. Pour the warm glaze over the top of the cake, allowing it to drizzle down the sides.

Let the cake cool completely before serving. This will allow the glaze to set and enhance the flavors.

Slice the Honey Bun Cake and serve it as a delicious dessert or sweet treat.

So, dear reader, save this recipe and make it a part of your collection. Create the kind of memories that your loved ones will cherish for years to come. Indulge in the goodness of this Honey Bun Cake and let its warmth and sweetness remind you that sometimes, the most profound joy can be found in the simplest of pleasures.