Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake

I seriously cannot believe that Labor Day has come and gone and that summer has officially come to an end! Although it has been a great summer, I’m seriously ready for fall! I literally cannot wait to start making pumpkin bread and order pumpkin spice caramel macchiato from Starbucks (they’re seriously the best!). That being said, let’s start the fall baking season with a brand new recipe!

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.-166

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Preheat oven to 350 and grease an 8×8 inch baking pan. Set aside. In a medium-sized bowl, mix the sugar and butter together.

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Add in the egg and vanilla continue to mix until blended.

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In a separate bowl, stir the flour, salt, and baking powder together. Gradually add to wet mixture alternating with the milk.

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Spread into prepared baking pan and bake for 32-34 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into middle of cake.

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While cake bakes, prepare cinnamon filling, by stirring all of the ingredients together.

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Once cake has slightly cooled (about 5 min), use the back of a wooden spoon to poke holes into the cake.

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Pour filling over cake, making sure to get into the holes.

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Prepare icing by blending the cream cheese and melted butter together.

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Mix in confectioners sugar and blend for 2 minutes.

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Add in heavy cream and vanilla and continue mixing for another 2 minutes, on high. Spread over cooled cake.

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Chill cake for 2 hours, to allow the filling to set.

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