CINNAMON COFFEE CAKE RECIPE

TOTAL TIME: 45 MINS

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.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

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

  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted cold butter, cubed

 

How to Make Cinnamon Coffee Cake

STEP ONE

Preheat oven to 325°F.

STEP TWO

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

STEP THREE

Stop and scrape down the sides and bottom of bowl.

STEP FOUR

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

STEP FIVE

Combine the vanilla extract and Greek yogurt.

STEP SIX

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

STEP SEVEN

Add one-third of the flour mixture to the egg mixture, followed by one-third of the yogurt mixture. Repeat two more times until all the ingredients are incorporated.

STEP EIGHT

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

STEP NINE

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

STEP TEN

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

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