Kahlua Coffee Cake

Nor M.


This recipe was created by giving an old recipe from a pamphlet new life. I changed the recipe making it my own. I also added a Kahlua icing. This is an awesome flavorful rich Kahlua cake. I personally love just about any Kahlua Dessert. This is a favorite of mine and it is really delicious. Please sit down, relax pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy a slice of this delicious coffee cake.


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20 Min
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  • 1/2 c
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    pecans chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • CAKE

  • 2 c
    sifted flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter softened
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter softened
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    sifted powdered sugar

How to Make Kahlua Coffee Cake


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease well and flour angel food cake pan. (Note: you can use a bundt pan, but it has to be greased and floured extremely well or sticking may occur. ) Safer just to use angel pan or parchment line it. Set aside.
    Combine all ingredients together for filling and set aside.
  2. Sift the sifted flour with the baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. In another bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Measure out Kahlua and sour cream. Add about 1/3 of Kahlua to butter mixture with 1/3 flour mixture and 1/3 sour cream. Beat until mixed. Repeat this process until all ingredients are mixed together and batter is smooth.
  5. Pour 1/3 of batter in to bottom of angel food pan. Top with half the filling ingredients. Place another 1/3 of batter over filling. Top with remaining filling, and last top with remaining batter.
  6. Place in oven and bake about 45 -50 minutes, nicely browned. Let cool about 15 minutes. Invert onto rack or platter.
  7. Beat all ingredients for icing together. Add a little milk if too thick. Drizzle over warm cake. Eat warm or cool. Enjoy!!

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About Kahlua Coffee Cake

Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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