Donna Woodford Recipe

Easy Cinnamon Brown Sugar Coffee Cake

By Donna Woodford DiabeticDonna2


Recipe Rating:
 19 Ratings
Serves:
group depending on size of piece
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Donna's Story

I wanted a quick and easy coffee cake as I was sick of the ones sold in the stores. So I decided to make one for myself and was very pleased with the results.

My husband has already eaten a quarter of my breakfast snack..wonderful with a hot cup of coffee.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is so good and so much better than store bought coffeecake. We all just loved it!

It looks like a crumb cake when done, but when you cut a piece out you see how the swirling of the topping carries all that brown sugar goodness all the way through the cake.... Oh, and it smells just wonderful while cooking, kind of like cinnamon rolls.

TIP: It is important to swirl 1/2 the topping really well througout the cake - It gives it a true coffee cake feel.

Ingredients

CAKE MIX INSTRUCTIONS
1 box
yellow cake mix, I use Betty Crocker with a pudding mix
3
eggs
1 c
water
1/3 c
butter
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TOPPING
3/4 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
pecans
1/4 c
flaxseed or another nut as desired
THE DRIZZLE
1 c
powdered sugar
dash(es)
maple extract
water, as needed
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spray bottom of 9 x 13 pan.
2
Combine the cake ingredients as directed on box.
3
Combine topping ingredients.
4
Sprinkle 1/2 of topping and swirl in cake.
5
Rest of topping sprinkle on top of cake.
6
Bake at 350 until toothpick comes out clean about 30-35 min or according to cake instructions.
7
Let cool and drizzle with powdered sugar, maple extract and a little water.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Food on the Run
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy