Streusel Coffee Cake: The Perfect Recipe for Brunch
STREUSEL COFFEE CAKE: THE PERFECT RECIPE FOR BRUNCH
Its crispy topping, gooey center and buttery flavor make streusel coffee cake a perfect treat for any time of day, especially for Sunday brunch. If you have never made this classic cake at home then it's time to roll up your sleeves and get to baking.
Making streusel coffee cake isn't a complicated process. It begins with the crumbly topping - usually a blend of butter, flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Next comes the delectable filling (also laced with cinnamon) then it's time to whip up the batter and put it all together. Sounds easy, right?
If you are hungry for a homemade sweet treat give this ultimate streusel coffee cake recipe next time you have the gang over for brunch.
STREUSEL COFFEE CAKE RECIPE
Give this video a watch to learn how to make a streusel coffee cake from scratch. You'll learn plenty of nifty tips and tricks from Lindsay over at Everyday Food. Her cake is drizzled with icing but you can make your streusel coffee cake without it.
Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake
Everyone needs a delicious coffee cake recipe in their repertoire, and this cinnamon streusel coffee cake recipe is the perfect option. Meaning "something strewn" in Old German, streusel is easy to throw together -- and then to throw on top of this sour-cream coffee cake. The sweet glaze in the recipe is the perfect coffee cake topping.
- 1 1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped toasted pecans
- FOR THE CAKE
- 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- Coarse salt
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup sour cream
- FOR THE GLAZE
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 2 tablespoons whole milk