Archive of September 2013

Cinnamon cake with brown or white frosting

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Here you have the recipe for how to make cinnamon cake, with white or brown sugar (24p), in three steps. First, we start with the cake:



  • 250 gram butter

  • 800 gram sugar

  • 800 gram wheat flour

  • 8 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 4 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 liter buttermilk



  1. Melt and then cool the butter, then stir together with the sugar

  2. Wheatflour, cinnamon and baking soda are mixed and is sifted into the sugarmix while the buttermilk is poured in, in small amounts

  3. Butter (or cover with baking paper) up a roasting pan, and spread the cakemix evenly

  4. Preheat oven and bake at 200°c in a conventional oven(or 180°c in a hot-air oven) for approximately 30 minutes


Next is the brown chocolate frosting, where you will need:



  • 100 gram butter

  • 500 gram powdered sugar

  • 4 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 spoon cocoa

  • (Optionally) 8 spoon hot coffee



  1. Melt the butter and mix in the powered sugar

  2. Mix in the vanilla and cocoa while stirring liberally

  3. Spread evenly on the cake


Alternatively you can make it with white chocolate frosting, for which you will need:

  • 60 gram butter
  • 450 gram sugar
  • 3/4 decilitre milk
  • 100 gram white chocolate
  • (Optionally) a couple of drops of lemon juice
  1. Chop the chocolate semi-finely
  2. Bring milk, sugar and butter to a simmer, then take the saucepan off the heat
  3. Add the chopped white chocolate, and let it sit and melt for 4-5 minutes
  4. Mix thoroughly. It should be maliable once cooled until lukewarm were it can be spread evenly on the cake