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Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

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Cinnamon streusel coffee cake goes perfectly with a cup of hot coffee.
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12 to 18 servings SERVINGS

Ingredients

    Topping:

    • 2/3 cup sugar
    • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 cup salted butter, melted and cooled

    Filling:

    • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

    Cake:

    • 3/4 cup salted butter, softened
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla
    • 3 large eggs
    • 3/4 cup yogurt, regular or Greek
    • 1 1/4 cups milk
    • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

    Directions

    • 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a 9-by-13-inch cake pan, and set aside.To make topping: Whisk together sugar, flour and cinnamon; blend in butter. Set topping aside.To make filling:
    • Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; set filling aside.To make cake:
    • In a large bowl, beat together the butter, salt, sugars, baking powder and vanilla until combined and smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    • In another bowl, whisk together yogurt and milk. Add flour in increments, and mix until combined. Add to butter mixture; stir until combined.To put it all together:
    • Pour half the batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly and pressing into corners. Sprinkle filling over batter. Carefully spread remaining batter over filling. Using a butter knife, gently swirl mixture to make a few marbles. Do not completely swirl the batter and filling. Sprinkle topping over the top.
    • Bake for about 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Another way to tell when the cake is done is the top will be golden without any light spots.
    • Allow cake to cool for at least 20 minutes before cutting and serving.Looking for more out-of-the-ordinary Christmas recipes? Try some of our other Non-Traditional Holiday Recipes.
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