🐇🎂 Delicious Coffee Cake Recipe – Easter Special 2024

🐇 Delicious Coffee Cake Recipe – Easter Special 2024: My streusel topping is very easy to make, and the heart of my deliriously soft coffee cake has a surprise ripple of cinnamon. That’s all there is to it! This recipe makes enough to feed a lot of people (if you’re willing to share!)

🐇🎂 Delicious Coffee Cake Recipe – Easter Special 2024


  • ½ cup (113 g) unsalted butter softened
  • 8 oz (225 g) cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup (200 g) light brown sugar tightly packed
  • ½ cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups (335 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup (120 ml) buttermilk

Cinnamon Swirl

  • ¼ cup (50 g) sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Streusel Topping

  • 1 ⅓ cup (175 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp (225 g) brown sugar packed
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 10 Tablespoons (140 g) unsalted butter melted

Glaze (optional)

  • ½ cup (65 g) powdered sugar
  • 2-3 teaspoons milk


  • Preheat oven to 350F and lightly grease and flour a 13×9 baking pan.
  • In stand mixer, or using an electric mixer in large bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese.
    ½ cup (113 g) unsalted butter,8 oz (225 g) cream cheese
  • Beat in sugars until light and fluffy.
    1 cup (200 g) light brown sugar tightly packed,½ cup (100 g) granulated sugar

collage of six photos showing cake batter being prepared and layered with cinnamon sugar


collage of two photos showing a streusel topping being prepared and sprinkled over a cake

  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating until combined. Scrape down sides and bottom of mixing bowl with rubber spatula.
    2 large eggs
  • Stir in vanilla extract.
    1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • In a separate, medium-sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cornstarch and salt.
    2 ½ cups (335 g) all-purpose flour,2 teaspoons baking powder,1 teaspoon cornstarch,½ teaspoon salt
  • Gradually add flour mixture to wet ingredients, alternating with buttermilk, until all of the flour mixture and buttermilk have been combined.
    ½ cup (120 ml) buttermilk
  • Spread about half of the batter into prepared pan (batter will be thick).


  • Quickly whisk together sugar and cinnamon for cinnamon ripple layer in a small bowl and sprinkle it evenly over the batter.
    ¼ cup (50 g) sugar,1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Dollop remaining batter over the cinnamon sugar layer and use a knife to spread evenly overtop. If it gives you a tough time/doesn’t want to spread, just try your best but don’t stress! If it’s easier, just swirl the cinnamon/sugar in with a knife. Set aside and prepare your streusel topping.



  • Melt butter in a medium-sized bowl on 10 second increments (stirring between) until just melted (you don’t want it to be too hot, if it does get too hot allow to cool.
    10 Tablespoons (140 g) unsalted butter
  • Use a fork to stir together your flour, sugars, cinnamon, and salt.   Pour melted butter over mixture and use a fork to toss/claw together the ingredients until combined (mixture should be crumbly).


  • 1 ⅓ cup (175 g) all-purpose flour,1 cup + 2 Tbsp (225 g) brown sugar,3 Tablespoons granulated sugar,4 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon,¼ teaspoon salt
  • Sprinkle streusel evenly over batter.
  • Bake on 350F for 40-50 minutes (check doneness with a toothpick inserted in center, it should come out clean or with a few moist crumbs).
  • Allow to cool before cutting and serving.

Glaze (optional)

  • If desired, make glaze by whisking together powdered sugar and milk.  Drizzle over cooled coffee cake.
    2-3 teaspoons milk,½ cup (65 g) powdered sugar



Store leftover coffee cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.


  • Serving: 1slice
  • Calories: 309kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 47mg
  • Sodium: 121mg
  • Potassium: 108mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 31g
  • Vitamin A: 419IU
  • Calcium: 59mg
  • Iron: 1mg


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