walnut spiced coffee cake

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By Judy Kaye
from Hazelwood, MO

I went looking for a great Walnut cake and I found it in this one. Hope you will like it too. Make sure to read this recipe all the way through before starting. PREPARE THE TOPPING FIRST! http://www.food.com/recipe/spiced-walnut-coffee-cake-210038

serves 12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For walnut spiced coffee cake

  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 6 Tbsp
    warm butter
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    milk
  • TOPPING
  • 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 c
    white sugar
  • 2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • pinch
    salt
  • 1 1/3 c
    coarsely chopped walnuts
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How To Make walnut spiced coffee cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350'
  • 2
    Coat an 8 inch cake pan with cooking spay and line with parchment.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Set aside.
  • 4
    In another large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed until creamy and blended, about 3 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla and beat until smooth.
  • 5
    On low speed, beat in the flour mixture in three additions, alternating with buttermilk. Beat for 2 minutes.
  • 6
    Spoon half of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle half of the topping over the batter. Spoon remaining batter over topping. Sprinkle remaining topping over top of cake.
  • 7
    Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack. Loosen edges with a knife or small spatula. Cut into 12 equal pieces.
  • 8
    Topping: In a medium bowl stir together flour, sugars, pumpkin pie spice and salt. With a pastry cutter,cut butter into the mixture. Stir in walnuts. Refrigerate.
  • 9
    In a small bowl, mix together confectioners' sugar and just enough milk to get a good drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cake squares and allow to set before serving.
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