Treat yourself with this simple recipe.
Sugar and spice makes everything nice—especially during the holidays. Just follow the steps below and enjoy your gingerbread coffee cake with a smooth cup of Pike Place® Roast.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
- 1-3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/4 cup cold butter
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 large egg, room temperature
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 2 tablespoons molasses
How to Make
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a large bowl, mix flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ginger, salt, and allspice, and add butter until crumbly.
Reserve 1/3 cup for topping. Stir baking powder and baking soda into remaining flour mixture.
In a small bowl, whisk egg, buttermilk and molasses. Add to flour mixture and stir until slightly damp, then transfer batter to a greased 8-inch round baking pan.
Add remaining sugar and cinnamon to reserved topping and sprinkle over batter.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool pan on a wire rack, then serve and enjoy with a hot cup of your favorite coffee!