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Coffee Cake on a white place

Coffee Cake

Jennie Duncan
This Coffee Cake is a classic. This recipe was passed down from my grandma and uses pancake mix as a base. It's so simple to make and taste great. 
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 22 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 9 servings
Calories 156 kcal


Coffee Cake:

  • 2 cups pancake mix
  • cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 large egg

Streusel Topping:

  • cup pancake mix
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter


  • Preheat oven 375 degrees F. Prepare a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Mix together pancake mix, milk, sugar, and egg until combined. Pour batter into your prepared baking dish.
  • Next prepare your streusel topping. Place all ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Break up the butter and mix until your topping is crumbly. Sprinkle on the top of your cake.
  • Bake for 18-22 minutes or until cooked through. Add a fork or toothpick to the center to check for doneness. When it comes out clean it is cooked through. Slice, serve, and enjoy.


Make sure your butter is really cold. Leave it in the fridge until it's time time to use. I usually use my fingers to mix and pinch until it's crumbly
Does Coffee Cake have coffee in it? No, coffee cake doesn't actually have coffee in it. It's just traditionally served with coffee which is how it gets it's name.


Calories: 156kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 4gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 210mgPotassium: 109mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 221IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 103mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Coffee Cake
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