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45 mins

RECIPE

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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MORE ABOUT THE RECIPE

Our Coffee Cake has been a classic in our cafés for almost as long as they’ve been open. Bring the quintessential sweet treat home in all its cinnamon swirly goodness with this recipe. Enjoy alongside a cup of rich and lively Breakfast Blend coffee for a delicious combination of sweet morning flavors.

GREEK YOGURT CAKE BASE

  • 12 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1¼ cups Greek yogurt
  • 2½ cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt

CINNAMON STREUSEL

  • 0.333
    cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 0.666
    cup all-purpose flour
  • 1.5
    tsp ground cinnamon
  • 0.25
    tsp salt
  • 4
    Tbsp unsalted cold butter, cubed
- 1 serving +
White Sugar

HOW TO MAKE

Cinnamon Coffee Cake
STEP 01

Preheat oven to 325°F.

STEP 02

 

In a large bowl, mix together room temperature butter and sugar. It should be light and fluffy; do not over whip.

STEP 03

Stop and scrape down the sides and bottom of bowl.

STEP 04

Now add in 1 egg at a time, mixing in between each addition. Stop and scrape down the sides and bottom of bowl.

STEP 05

Combine the vanilla extract and Greek yogurt.

STEP 06

In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

STEP 07

Add ⅓ of the flour mixture to the egg mixture, followed by ⅓ of the yogurt mixture. Repeat 2 more times until all the ingredients are incorporated.

STEP 08

Combine all cinnamon streusel ingredients with a fork until they reach a crumbly consistency, do not over mix into paste.

STEP 09

Fill ⅓ of a greased muffin tin or mini loaf pan with batter, sprinkle thin layer of cinnamon streusel mixture on top of batter, then repeat process one more time so that muffin tin or loaf pan is ⅔ filled with streusel on top.

STEP 10

Bake for 12–15 minutes, let cool, then serve and enjoy alongside a freshly brewed cup of Starbucks® Breakfast Blend coffee.

SERVE AND ENJOY

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Take that first delicious bite.