Gluten-Free Honey Bun Cake (Dairy-Free)

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A piece of delicious gluten-free honey bun cake on a white dessert plate with a gold colored fork.

This moist Gluten-Free Honey Bun Cake is swirled with brown sugar and cinnamon and drizzled with vanilla icing. Tastes like a cinnamon roll without the trouble of making them. And it’s so easy to make, it starts with a yellow gluten-free cake box mix!

A closeup of a gluten-free honey bun cake with swirls of cinnamon and brown sugar througout.

Just look at those layers of cinnamon sugar. This cake can be made ahead and then served on special mornings or as a dessert after dinner. Oh, and don’t forget coffee breaks. It’s seriously good anytime!

How to Make Gluten-Free Honey Bun Cake:

Ingredients to make a gluten-free and dairy-free honey bun cake.

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9×13″ baking pan with cooking spray.

Mix in a small bowl the brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg and set aside.

In a large bowl. mix together gluten-free cake mix, milk, oil, eggs, and vanilla until combined.

Pour half of the cake batter into the baking pan and spread out evenly. Then spread the brown sugar mixture over the batter. Next, spoon out the remaining batter on top. Then take a knife and swirl around through the batter in “s” shapes. 

Bake for 35-38 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack. 

Icing: 

Mix together the powdered sugar, almond milk, and vanilla. Drizzle over cake after it has cooled. 

If you want the icing to be more solid on the top, wait to drizzle it until the cake is completely cool. 

Cake with vanilla icing and brown sugar and cinnamon swirl.

More Gluten-Free Desserts You’ll Love:

Gluten-Free Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe
Easy Lemon Brownie
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza
Peach Cobbler
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

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Honey Bun Cake (gluten-free and dairy-free)

Gluten-Free Honey Bun Cake (Dairy-Free)


  • Author:
    MamaShire

  • Prep Time:
    10 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    35 minutes

  • Total Time:
    45 minutes

  • Yield:
    12 servings

  • Category:
    Dessert

  • Method:
    Oven

  • Diet:
    Gluten Free


Description

This cake is so easy to make, it starts with a yellow gluten-free cake box mix! Tastes like a cinnamon roll without the trouble of making them.


Ingredients

Cake:
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 box yellow gluten-free cake mix
1 cup almond or coconut milk
3/4 cup avocado oil or refined coconut oil, melted
4 large eggs
2 teaspoon vanilla

Icing:
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
4 tablespoons almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9×13″ baking pan with cooking spray.

Mix in a small bowl the brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg and set aside.

In a large bowl. mix together gluten-free cake mix, milk, oil, eggs, and vanilla until combined.

Pour half of the cake batter into the baking pan and spread out evenly. Then spread the brown sugar mixture over the batter. Next, spoon out the remaining batter on top. Then take a knife and swirl around through the batter in “s” shapes. 

Bake for 35-38 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack. 

Icing: 

Mix together the powdered sugar, almond milk, and vanilla. Drizzle over cake after it has cooled. 

If you want the icing to be more solid on the top, wait to drizzle it until the cake is completely cool. 


Keywords: cinnamon roll cake, honey bun, honeybun, gluten-free dessert, gluten-free dairy-free recipes, holiday dessert

Two pictures of a cinnamon swirly gluten-free cake. Sort of like a cinnamon roll cake.

This recipe was adapted from the amazing Jocelyn at Grandbaby Cakes.

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