Elegant Chocolate Coffee Cake

Elegant Chocolate Coffee Cake Recipe

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This is a perfect coffee cake for a ladies group meeting or one of those right out of the oven gifts for a hostess or neighbor. It smells so good and is so tastey!


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8-12 depending on size
15 Min
40 Min


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3 c
all purpose flour
2 c
1 c
cold butter or margarine
4 tsp
baking cocoa
3 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp
1/8 tsp
ground cloves
1 c
raisins (you can use dried cranberries or cherries too)
1/2 c
chopped nuts (whatever variety you like)
2 c

How to Make Elegant Chocolate Coffee Cake


  • 1In a large bowl combine the flour and sugar, cut in butter until crumbly. Set aside 1-1/4 cups for topping. To the remaining mixture, add cocoa, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, salt and cloves, mix well. Stir in raisins and nuts. Make a well in the center and pour in buttermilk and stir until just moistened.
  • 2Put in a greased 13X9 inch baking dish or pan. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake at 350 F for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool or eat warm!

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About Elegant Chocolate Coffee Cake

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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