Cinnamon Pudding Cake

Source Virginia McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo. 1963. My mother related to me, that she used to love this cake when growing up, so much so, that when dating my father, those two polished off an entire warm cake in one sitting.

slice of cinnamon pudding cake and a fork on a plate.

slice of cinnamon pudding cake and a fork on a plate.

Cinnamon Pudding Cake

This cinnamon pudding cake is wonderful served warm. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake Recipes, Cakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 335kcal


  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 2 cup sifted all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup nuts optional
  • 1 3/4 cup brown sugar packed


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine brown sugar, cold water, 2 tablespoon butter in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cool. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Cream the rest of butter with flour mixture; add milk slowly. 
  • Spread in an 8'x8' pan. Pour brown sugar mixture over batter, and sprinkle with chopped nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream.


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 1.9mg

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