Easy Cinnamon Brown Sugar Coffee Cake

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Donna Woodford

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@DiabeticDonna2

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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Wow, this is a moist and delicious coffee cake. We all loved it! Part of the topping is swirled and mixed into the batter which carries all the brown sugar goodness throughout the cake. The maple glaze is so tasty. We opted to add macadamia nuts along with pecans to the topping which added a nice a crunch to the cake. Oh, and it smells just wonderful while cooking, kind of like cinnamon rolls. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 24 votes

Comments:
Serves:
group depending on size of piece
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

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
  • 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
  • ·
    milk or whipping cream, as needed

How to Make Easy Cinnamon Brown Sugar Coffee Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Spray bottom of 9 x 13 pan.
  2. Combine the cake ingredients as directed on the box.
  3. Combine topping ingredients.
  4. Pour batter into the baking dish. Sprinkle 1/2 of topping and swirl in cake.
  5. Sprinkle the remaining topping on top of the cake.
  6. Bake at 350 until a toothpick comes out clean about 30-35 min or according to cake instructions. Let cool.
  7. Mix together the powdered sugar, maple extract, and milk until a glaze forms.
  8. Drizzle the glaze over the cooled cake.

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