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Cinnamon Butter Cake


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp water
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease and flour bundt pan.
  • In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla followed by buttermilk.
  • Add in flour, salt, baking powder and soda mixing until well combined.
  • Bake in preheated oven 50 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Remove from oven and set aside.
  • Melt sugar, butter, vanilla, water, salt and cinnamon in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Do not boil. This is your sauce.
  • With a large skewer, poke holes all over the cake while still warm. Pour syrup all over cake, waiting until it is absorbed before you add more. Use it all.
  • Let cake cool completely in pan. Remove to wire rack. Serve or cover until ready to serve.