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Cinnamon Tea Cake

Author: Amira


  • 2 Eggs.
  • A dash of vanilla powder you can use extract.
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar.
  • 1/2 cup milk.
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil.
  • 3 oz cream cheese softened and room temperature.
  • 1 cup AP flour.
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking powder.

For the top

  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar.
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder.
  • 1/4 cup nuts crushed.*


  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • In your mixer add eggs and vanilla, mix well, then add sugar and mix.
  • Add oil and milk to the above mixture, mixing again.
  • Then add the cream cheese and mix well until there are no lumps. Pour in a mixing bowl.
  • Sift the flour and BP together, whisk them into the above mixture until the flour is incorporated.
  • Pour in a prepared loaf pan, and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, add the brown sugar , crushed nuts and cinnamon, mix well.
  • Take the cake out of the oven sprinkle the mixture on top then return to the oven and turn on the broiler for a couple of minutes until the top sticks to the cake.


* Use your favorite combination of nuts, I've used hazelnut and almonds.