Easy moist spice coffee cake

Rebecca Baldwin


This is so good! I love the addition of coconut, pecans, and raisins to the cake. Also using buttermilk instead of water makes this cake super moist!


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 to 10
15 Min
35 Min


  • 1
    box of spice cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    pecan pieces
  • 1/2 c
  • 2/3 c
    shredded coconut sweetened or unsweetened
  • ·

  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3 Tbsp
    half and half or milk
  • 1/3 c
    nut meats
  • 3/4 c
    coconut, flaked

How to Make Easy moist spice coffee cake


  1. Make box cakemix as directed except use buttermilk instead of water
  2. after mixing fold in coconut, pecans, and raisins
  3. bake as directed on box mix
  4. Frosting:

    1/4 c. butter, melted
    1/2 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
    3 tbsp. half and half (milk does very well)
    1/3 c. nut meats, chopped
    3/4 c. shredded or flaked coconut
  5. mix the frosting ingredients and spread over cake right after it comes out of the oven and broil in oven (keep door cracked and keep an eye on it) untill nice and bubbly and nuts look toasted...doesn't take very long..then cool and enjoy!

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About Easy moist spice coffee cake

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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