Hostess Cinnamon Streusel Cake Clone



The recipe makes 1-9″x13″ cake or 1-10″ Bundt cake.  I went a little crazy and made 12 mini cakes.  Ooh!  Talk about moist, dense and delicious!

Hostess Cinnamon Streusel Cake Clone

Cake Ingredients:
1 (18.25 ounce) package Duncan Hines yellow or butter flavor cake mix
2 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
4 eggs
1 cup water
1 cup vegetable oil

Filling Ingredients:
1 cup brown sugar, light or dark
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder

Streusel Topping  Ingredients:
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
6 tablespoons butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan, or a 10 inch Bundt cake pan.
In bowl #1, stir together the cake mix, vanilla pudding mixes, eggs, oil and water.  Mix on low speed for 30 seconds and then on medium speed for 4 minutes.
In bowl #2, stir together the brown sugar, cinnamon and cocoa.  Pour half of the batter into the pan, spread evenly.  Sprinkle with the filling mixture.  Cover with the rest of the batter.
In bowl #3, stir together the Streusel topping.  Sprinkle over entire cake.
Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees, then turn oven down to 325 degrees F and bake for an additional 35 to 40 minutes.

Thank you Gloria for contributing this recipe!  She credits Amy at for this delicious recipe!