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Coffee Cake Recipe

Course Coffee Cake
Author Five Silver Spoons


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 t baking powder
  • ¼ t salt
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • Topping
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 T all-purpose flour
  • 3 t ground cinnamon
  • 2 T butter melted


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the butter, eggs, milk, and vanilla together. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened (do not overmix); set aside. in a small bowl, combine topping ingredients.
  4. Spread half of batter into a greased 13x9 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the topping. Carefully spread remaining batter over top; sprinkle with remaining topping. Do not worry if the batter will not cover the streusel topping completely - the flavors all blend together nicely while cooking, and it all turns out delicious.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Slightly adapted from Taste of Home.