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Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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  8 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 9 servings
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Sprinkle a cinnamon-sugar topping over tender pieces of coffee cake for a mid-morning treat.

Ingredients

Coffee Cake

1 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
3/4
cup buttermilk
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs, beaten

Topping

1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
3
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9-inch square pan with shortening or spray bottom with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir coffee cake ingredients with spoon just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3 Generously pierce hot cake with fork. Brush or drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over hot cake. In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon; sprinkle over hot cake. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9-inch square pan with shortening or spray bottom with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir coffee cake ingredients with spoon just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3 Generously pierce hot cake with fork. Brush or drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over hot cake. In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon; sprinkle over hot cake. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Warm from the oven, this coffee cake tastes like homemade cake doughnuts.

To substitute for buttermilk, measure 2 1/4 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice into a 1-cup measuring cup; add enough milk to make 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
22g
22%
Protein
5g
5%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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