Simply Cinnamon Coffee Cake is an easy to make coffee cake that fits your craving anytime of the day from breakfast to dessert, and all the coffee breaks and snacks in between.
No matter what they say, at the end of the day (or coffee break in the afternoon) … or even if you crave something sweet for breakfast, sometimes simple things just hit the spot. This Simply Cinnamon Coffee Cake is one of those simple foods in life that brings pleasure no matter what time of the day you eat it. This is yet another one of my mom’s treasured recipes that I turn to when simple is best.
I can still remember coming home from school and walking in the door to the wonderful smell of this incredibly tasty cake. All I needed was a glass of milk and a fork … the school day was soon forgotten LOL.
Cinnamon and cake, cake and coffee … winning combinations for sure. With simple ingredients that usually are staples in most kitchens, whipping up a homemade and yummy dessert or snack is quick and easy….and oh the smell of that cinnamon when it bakes.
Like I mentioned the simple ingredients that are staples in most kitchens are all that it takes to make this wonderful cake.
Flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, butter and for the topping cinnamon, brown sugar and nuts.
Mix up the batter and place 1/2 into the baking pan. Sprinkle 1/2 of the topping mixture over the batter. Add the remaining batter…and then sprinkle on the rest of the topping.
Add the nuts … and place in the oven to bake.
The smell of this cake baking is amazing. Out of the oven it comes ….. you will hardly be able to wait to cut into it.
Now….enjoy your coffee break with this wonderful cake.
Do you like eating coffee cake for breakfast? If not … you just might start when you make this. ENJOY!!
Speaking of breakfast Nutella Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins are perfect too!!
Simply Cinnamon Coffee Cake
Simply Cinnamon Coffee Cake is an easy to make coffee cake that fits your craving anytime of the day from breakfast to dessert .. and all the coffee breaks and snacks in between.
For the Cake:
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 3/4 cups flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
For the Topping:
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tbsp cinnamon
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
Preheat oven to 350º.
- Grease an 8-9 inch cake pan.
Prepare topping in a bowl and set aside.
- Cream the butter and sugar.
- Add the eggs.
- Mix in the sour cream.
- Add the vanilla.
- Add the baking powder and baking soda to the flour. Mix.
- Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients.
- Scoop 1/2 of the batter into the pan.
- Sprinkle 1/2 of the topping mixture over the batter.
- Scoop remaining batter into pan.
- Sprinkle the rest of the topping.
- Add the nuts.
- Bake for approximately 40 minutes depending size of pan.
- Check for doneness with cake tester.
One of the simple pleasures in life. Quick, easy .... and oh so yummy.