Easy Coffeecake Recipe with Brown Sugar Cinnamon and Pecans

easy coffeecake recipe

An easy coffeecake recipe made with flour, sugar, milk, and butter, and topped with brown sugar, cinnamon and pecans. Serve this coffee cake warm for breakfast, brunch or an afternoon snack and add a sweet treat to your day.

Brown sugar and pecans on top form a crunchy crust that gives a nice texture to the fine crumb of this coffeecake. Serve with warm vanilla sauce over the top to make it complete.

Serve with a good cup of coffee or tea when that unexpected company is showing up soon, as this only takes about 15 minutes to prepare and about 30 minutes to bake. You could also serve this cake as part of a Sunday brunch menu along with fresh or dried fruit.


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Easy Coffeecake Recipe with Brown Sugar and Pecans

Easy Coffee Cake Recipe with Brown Sugar and Pecans
 
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An easy coffeecake recipe made with flour, sugar, milk, and butter, and topped with brown sugar, cinnamon and pecans. Serve this coffee cake warm for breakfast, brunch or dessert.
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Recipe type: Brunch
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6-9
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Crumb Topping
  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans
Cooking Equipment Needed:
  • Large mixing bowl
  • 9" x 9" baking pan, greased and floured
  • small mixing bowl
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt) together into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add milk, egg whites, butter and vanilla. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer for three minutes.
  4. Pour into a greased and floured 9" x 9" pan.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, combine ingredients for the crumb topping and sprinkle on top of the coffeecake batter.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
Notes
Cut and serve warm with vanilla sauce drizzled over the top. It is also delicious used as a dessert and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

This easy coffeecake recipe serves 6-9 depending on how you cut the pieces.
 

About the author

Laura Warnke

Laura Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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