Cinnamon Bun Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Bun Coffee CakeWatch Video.

  • 2-1/4 tsp dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup warm milk
  • 3-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup melted shortening
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsps good shortening
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • chopped pecans for filling – optional

Dissolve yeast and sugar in milk in mixing bow.  Add 1 cup flour and beat until smooth.

Add melted shortening, eggs, salt and rest of flour.  Beat well to form a dough.

Put into a greased bowl, cover and let sit 1 hour at room temp

Roll dough out to about 15-20 – spread with shortening.  Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle over the shortening.  Add chopped pecans if you wish.  Roll up and put onto a parchment or silpat lined sheet and let rise for 1 hour at room temp.

Heat oven to 375 and bake for 25-30 minutes

Let cool completely


  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1-2 tbsps milk or more to make a loose frosting

Frost coffee cake and decorate with more pecans and some cherries.


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