Classic Coffee Cake Recipe

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Classic Coffee Cake Recipe

Classic Coffee Cake Recipe

Sometimes I just have a hankering for something sweet. But not too sweet. This classic coffee cake is the perfect solution! And it’s wonderful for any time of the day.

I love pairing it with my new International Delight Light Iced Coffee in the afternoon for a tasty treat. I’ve also subbed the vanilla light iced coffee in the recipe! But it also tastes wonderful in the morning with a nice hot cup of coffee or tea. The best part? It takes very little time to make.

If you need a great dish to bring in for a potluck, to surprise a friend, or to simply have on hand as a quick breakfast option, I highly suggest trying this classic coffee cake recipe!

Classic Coffee Cake Recipe
 
Recipe type: Breakfast

Ingredients
  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour (sift before measuring)
  • ½ cup sifted whole wheat flour
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup melted butter
  • ½ cup milk or International Delight Vanilla Light Iced Coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the Topping:
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sifted all-purpose flour (sift before measuring)
  • ¼ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

Instructions
  1. In small mixing bowl, combine topping ingredients. Blend with fork until crumbly. Set aside.
  2. Sift sifted flour with baking powder and salt into a bowl. In a medium bowl, beat together beaten egg and ¾ cup sugar and ⅓ cup melted butter. Add milk and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture and mix well.
  3. Pour batter into a greased and floured 8-inch square or 9-inch layer-cake pan. Sprinkle topping crumb mixture evenly over batter.
  4. Bake at 375° for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cake tests done. Partially cool in pan on wire rack. Cut coffee cake into squares or wedges while still warm.

 

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  1. Misty Kearns
    Twitter: ceoofmeinc
    says:

    Yummy! This looks really simple and easy to make too. I love coffee cake but have never made it from scratch. Thanks for the recipe!
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  2. Pam says:

    What a clever way to use iced coffee. It’s a time saver and will add lots of flavor.
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  3. Cristine says:

    Sounds yummy I love coffee cake. I wish that I had more time to bake.
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  4. Cecile says:

    I love coffee cake! This recipe looks so easy too. Saving for later use :)
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  5. Mallery Schuplin
    Twitter: horridhousewife
    says:

    You must be a mind reader because this is exactly what I have been craving!
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  6. Emily
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    says:

    Is there any left? This looks great!
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  7. Amiyrah says:

    Mmmm I love coffee cake! I have to admit, I tend to buy the ones in the little packets from the store. I’ve made a blueberry one, but it was work. I’ll have to try this recipe.
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  8. This looks delicious. We always have coffee cake for the holidays, it really hits the spot on Christmas morning.
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  9. Joyce@MommyTalkShow
    Twitter: MommyTalkShow
    says:

    Coffee cake is one of my favorite desserts. I’m from Long Island so I grew up grabbing a piece at local delis.
    I’ve got to try this.
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  1. [...] treat. And with fewer calories in my glass I get to enjoy some yummy baked goods – delicious classic coffee cake. I love that I can enjoy this recipe both ways… with hot coffee and my International Delight [...]

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