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This coffee cake recipe is SO yummy with the cinnamon sugar-y, crunchy pecan streusel and smothered in a sweet, warm, maple-y glaze! showmetheyummy.com #coffeecake #holidaybaking
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Coffee Cake Recipe

This coffee cake recipe is SO yummy with the cinnamon sugar-y, crunchy pecan streusel and smothered in a sweet, warm, maple-y glaze!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple glaze, streusel topping, sweet
Servings: 9 pieces
Calories: 571kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Ingredients

Streusel

  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted

Coffee Cake

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 large egg yolks room temperature
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Maple Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup room temperature
  • 1/2 - 1 tablespoon milk optional (use if you want a thinner glaze)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x8 inch pan with cooking spray.

Streusel

  • Whisk together dry ingredients.
  • Stir in the melted butter until well combined. Set aside.

Coffee Cake

  • Whisk together dry ingredients. Set aside.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy, about 1 - 2 minutes.
  • Stir in eggs, milk, and vanilla.
  • Stir in dry ingredients. Be sure to not over mix or you'll end up with tough cake.
  • Spread 1/2 of the batter into prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle top with 1/2 streusel.
  • Top with the rest of the batter and then top that with the rest of the streusel.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 - 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Let cool.

Maple Glaze

  • Whisk together all ingredients until well combined.
  • Top cake with glaze and serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

The batter is THICK - just take your time when you're spreading it out. :)

Nutrition

Serving: 1large piece | Calories: 571kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 230mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 2.1mg