Fill your kitchen with the smell of freshly baked Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping. This Coffee Cake has two layers with a cinnamon brown sugar filling and a yummy streusel topping.
It’s the perfect snack to have with a cup of coffee. This Coffee Cake recipe is perfect for brunch, snacks, or dessert anytime during the year.
You can serve this coffee cake at gatherings and people will love biting into each layer of cake. Coffee cake usually doesn’t contain coffee.
Instead, it’s a moist cake that is excellent for enjoying with a cup of coffee or tea. Make this cake the next time you have friends over for coffee.
Who can resist that crunchy streusel topping? In about an hour, you’ll have tender coffee cake with layers of cinnamon filling and streusel ready to enjoy!
HOW TO MAKE Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping
The coffee cake batter is layered with a cinnamon filling and topped with a streusel topping for a delicious snack or dessert the whole family will enjoy! Are you ready to get started?
You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.
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COFFEE CAKE INGREDIENTS
This fun and easy Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping recipe use everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious dessert or snack your family will love. All you need is:
- light brown sugar
- some all-purpose flour
- sour cream
- ground cinnamon
- a few eggs
- baking powder
Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
Preheat your oven to 350 F and line a 9×9 baking dish with parchment paper.
In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the streusel topping and set to the side.
In another small bowl mix together the ingredients for the center filling and set to the side.
Next, make the cake batter.
In a large mixing bowl, mix together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt. Set aside for now.
Add to a bowl, the two sugars, and butter.
Using a mixer, cream them together until light and fluffy.
Add to the mixture, vanilla, & eggs and mix until combined.
Then add the sour cream and mix.
Next, add the flour and mix just combined. Do not over mix.
Take half the thick batter and spread it in the parchment paper-lined baking dish.
Sprinkle the cinnamon filling mixture all over.
Then take the rest of the cake batter and spread it on top of the cinnamon filling.
Now take the streusel mixture and sprinkle it on top of the cake.
Bake for 50-55 minutes. In about an hour, you’ll have a tender cake with layers of streusel perfect for eating with a cup of coffee.
CAKE TIPS AND QUESTIONS
If you’ve never made a Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping before, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.
Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.
HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE COFFEE CAKE?
This delicious Cake whips up fast. This Coffee Cake recipe takes approximately 71 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:
- About 5 minutes of prep time
- Close to 5 minutes to prepare the filling and streusel
- Around 10 minutes to make the cake batter
- 5 minutes to assemble the cake
- 55 minutes to bake the cake
HOW DO I STORE COFFEE CAKE?
You can store Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping in an airtight container in a cool place for up to 3 days or in your freezer for up to 3 months.
Simply unthaw the cake at room temperature.
CAN I USE A SUGAR SUBSTITUTE TO MAKE THIS COFFEE CAKE?
You can use a sugar substitute to make this recipe that measures the same as sugar.
The coffee cake will not taste the same as the original version if you use a sugar substitute and the texture of the cake might be slightly different.
CAN I USE REGULAR BROWN SUGAR INSTEAD OF LIGHT BROWN SUGAR?
Yes, you can use regular brown sugar to make the filling and streusel instead of light brown sugar.
The regular brown sugar will add more depth of flavor.
CAN I MAKE COFFEE CAKE AHEAD OF TIME?
Yes, you can easily make Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping the day before serving.
Simply keep the cake stored in an airtight container at room temperature until ready to serve.
WHAT GOES WELL WITH COFFEE CAKE?
Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping goes well with a wide variety of snacks and drinks. These recipes would be great to serve together.
Some of my personal favorites include:
- Mini Apple Crumble Cheesecakes
- Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
- Churro Cupcakes
- Blueberry Coffee Cake
- Salted Caramel Brulee Latte
CAN I USE YOGURT INSTEAD OF SOUR CREAM IN A CAKE?
Yes, you can use either plain yogurt or greek yogurt in this recipe instead of sour cream.
The steps will be pretty much the same. You need to use the same amount of yogurt as sour cream.
I do not suggest using low-fat yogurt.
How Do You Moisten Dry Cake?
When it comes to making a dry coffee cake moist again, all you need is some milk! Brushing or sprinkling with water will do the trick. Place in an oven heated up around 350 degrees Fahrenheit and leave for about 20 minutes until it crisps.
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS COFFEE CAKE RECIPE?
This yummy Coffee Cake recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.
Try adding crushed pecans to the streusel topping. YUM!
Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping Recipe
Coffee Cake With Streusel Crumb Topping
- ⅔ cup light brown sugar
- 1 cup All-purpose flour
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ cup butter
Cinnamon Center filling
- ¾ cup light brown sugar
- ¼ cup All-purpose flour
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 2 ¼ cups All-purpose flour
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- 2 ½ tsp baking powdered
- ¾ tsp salt
- ¾ cup butter room temperature
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup sour cream
- In a small bowl mix ingredients for the streusel together and set to the side.
- In another small bowl mix ingredients for the center filling and set to the side.
- Now let’s make the cake. In a large mixing bowl mix together flour, cornstarch, baking powdered and salt. Set aside for now.
- With a mixer creaming together butter with both sugars.
- Add vanilla, & eggs and mix.
- Then add the sour cream and mix.
- Now add the flour and mix just until mixed together. Do not over mix.
Assemble The Cake
- Line a 9×9 baking dish with parchment paper. Take half the thick batter and spread in the baking dish.
- Sprinkle the cinnamon filling mixture all over.
- Then take the rest of the cake batter and spread on top of the cinnamon filling.
- Now take the streusel mixture and sprinkle on top of the cake.
- Bake at 350 F for 50-55 minutes.
I hope you enjoy this cake recipe as much as my family does!
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