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Caramel Cinnamon Cake Squares by Tammy



For Cake Squares you will need:

1½ cups AP Flour
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup white sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup whole milk

For Caramel Topping you will need:

5 squares caramel candy
1 tablespoon milk
¼ cup dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  and butter an 8-inch baking dish.

In a large bowl, sift together flour, cornstarch and baking powder.  Set aside.

In the bowl of your stand mixer, beat together sugar and butter until soft.  Add in egg, vanilla and milk until well combined.  Gradually add in dry ingredients until mixture is smooth.   Pour batter into baking dish and set aside.

In a small saucepan over medium heat, soften caramel candies with milk.  Once soft, add butter, sugar and cinnamon until everything has melted together, like a thick syrup.  Drizzle the caramel topping over the cake batter and gently drag a knife through the batter and swirl the topping into the batter.

Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.  Try it and love it!

*NOTE: You may substitute the 1½ cups AP Flour and tablespoon Cornstarch with 1½ cups Cake Flour.


It has been such a joy blogging for you today!!!  Have a beautiful weekend!

xoxo,
Tammy
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23 comments:

  1. FANTÁSTICO!!!
    Gracias amiga :)
    Conxita

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  2. This sounds delicious Tammy. Cinnamon is wonderful at any time but even better on a chilly fall day!!

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  3. It looks like a work of Art, marvelous! Have a nice weekend :)

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  4. Tammy, these sound wonderful. I love the combination of cinnamon and chocolate and will have to give these a try. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Blessings...Mary

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  5. That an a hot cup of coffee would make an awesome breakfast.

    Have a terrific day Catherine. :)

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  6. I love the "design" of these little squares. Wonderful flavour here. I love cinnamon X

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  7. Ah looks great and today would be a great baking day except I don't have a lot of these ingredients in the house (cornstarch?). But it has given me a good idea of what to make instead - I need a recipe for something cinnamon and chocolate...Any suggestions?

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  8. Those look far too good!
    Have a lovely weekend x
    Magie

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  9. Tammy & Catherine... Those caramel cinnamon cake squares are right on the money for my better half. Caramel and cinnamon together, what more could one want?! A nice cup of tea I think... Thanks and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  10. I have been sick all week and these have made me really crave food again, wow yum!!

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  11. I've just seen them on Tammy's blog and told her she was mean tempting us with such guilty pleasures...It does look amazing and I bet it's worth a try in the kitchen :)>

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  12. Mi piace, questo aroma mi piace.
    Brava.

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  13. Tammy you have outdone yourself :D

    Cheers
    CCU

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  14. Tammy has an outstanding teacher.. these look absolutely delicious and rich with delicious flavors we would all love here in our house. My brother would stone me to death to make these... drooling!

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  15. What a yummy cake with the caramel topping! I would love a piece with my cup of tea right now! xoxo

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  16. these look wonderful perfect for fall

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  17. Tammy, what a wonderful autumn treat! Caramel and cinnamon sounds lovely!

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  18. Che spettacolo questa torta, golosa e profumatissima :) La cannella è la mia spezia preferita. Ne vorrei subito una fetta. Un bacione, buona domenica

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  19. The swirls are beautiful, Tammy! And I'd never pass up any dessert where caramel is involved :)

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