Double-Stacked Cinnamon Roll Cake

For a perfect decadent breakfast or birthday cake, how about a layer cake made with Pillsbury® Grands!® cinnamon or caramel rolls? Use whichever is your favorite. Homemade cream cheese frosting takes it over the top!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2
cans (17.5 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ caramel rolls
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons butter, softened
1
tablespoon milk
2 1/2
to 3 cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup chopped pecans, if desired
Caramel topping (from a jar), if desired

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray. Separate dough into 10 rolls; set caramel topping aside. Place 5 rolls in each pan; press down slightly on rolls to fill most of pan.
  • 2 Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around edge of pans; invert layers onto cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Add milk, powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat on low speed until frosting is blended and smooth.
  • 4 With serrated knife, trim off roll tops on one of the layers to level. Place layer, cut side up, on serving plate. Spread with both cans of reserved caramel topping. Top with second layer. Spread with cream cheese frosting. Garnish with pecans and caramel topping from a jar.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray. Separate dough into 10 rolls; set caramel topping aside. Place 5 rolls in each pan; press down slightly on rolls to fill most of pan.
  • 2 Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around edge of pans; invert layers onto cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Add milk, powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat on low speed until frosting is blended and smooth.
  • 4 With serrated knife, trim off roll tops on one of the layers to level. Place layer, cut side up, on serving plate. Spread with both cans of reserved caramel topping. Top with second layer. Spread with cream cheese frosting. Garnish with pecans and caramel topping from a jar.

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Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
70g
70%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
44g
44%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.