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
- 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
Preheat oven to 325°F.
In a large bowl, mix together room temperature butter and sugar, should be light and fluffy, do not over whip.
Stop and scrape down the sides and bottom of bowl.
Now add in one egg at a time, mixing in between each addition. Stop and scrape down the sides and bottom of bowl.
Combine the vanilla extract and Greek yogurt.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
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.
Combine all cinnamon streusel ingredients with a fork until they reach a crumbly consistency, do not over mix into paste.
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.
Bake for 12–15 minutes, let cool, then serve and enjoy alongside a freshly brewed cup of Starbucks® Breakfast Blend coffee.