Easy Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

Easy Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Energy: 250 kcal
Author: Jennifer
A quick and easy skillet coffee cake, with all the flavours of cinnamon rolls. No-kneading required. Made in one pan and ready in less than an hour.



  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp instant or rapid-rise yeast
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup warmed milk about 120°F
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 egg

Cinnamon Mixture:

  • 3 Tbsp butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • 1 cup powdered/icing/confectioner's sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. Mix the batter ingredients together in a greased 10-inch skillet or 8x8-inch pan. Let batter rest for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the cinnamon mixture by mixing with fork.
  2. Top batter evenly with cinnamon mixture, using your fingers to poke the topping thoroughly into batter.
  3. Place baking pan/skillet into a COLD oven, then immediately set the oven temperature to 350° F. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until lightly browned and firm in centre. Cool for 10 minutes. Combine icing ingredients and drizzle over warm cake.