Grandma's Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe: This Easy Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake Is Sweet & Simple Goodness by 30Seconds Food

Grandma's Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe: This Easy Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake Is Sweet & Simple Goodness

Coffee cake is just that – a cake that's meant to be eaten with coffee. Grandmothers often make the best coffee cakes because they know simple ingredients make pure deliciousness. 

This easy cinnamon streusel coffee cake recipe is moist and loaded with cinnamon. You could serve it for breakfast, as a snack or for dessert, and it will make your house smell amazing as it bakes.

Best of all, it's a grandma-approved recipe that's full of sweet and simple goodness. We hope it brings back, or helps you create, happy memories. Comfort food like this often does. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes

Servings: Makes 1 cake



Streusel Topping

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Whisk well to combine.
  2. In another bowl, combine the sugar, buttermilk, butter, vanilla and eggs.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  4. To make the topping, combine the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Cut in the butter using a pastry cutter or two forks. Stir in the nuts.
  5. Pour half of the batter into a greased tube pan. Top with half of the streusel, then the rest of the batter. Top with the remaining streusel. 
  6. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 1 hour or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool about 15 minutes before serving.

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Tube Cake Pans $10 & Up
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Cinnamon $3 & Up
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Mmm, so yummy. 😍
Elisa Schmitz
This sounds delicious and so Old World, it reminds me of my grandma's amazing coffee cakes. #yum

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