Apple Butter Coffee Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Dee514

Serve this home-style coffee cake for a special breakfast or brunch. The purchased muffin mix makes it easy. Best when seved warm. (This recipe first appeared in Better Homes and Gardens magazine).

Top Review by Me Mr. Jones

This goes together very easily. I used pumpkin pie spice. I would love to try this recipe with Pumpkin Butter. Definitely a keeper. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl combine muffin mix and the first 1/4 cup wheat germ.
  2. In another bowl combine the egg, 1/2 cup apple butter, milk, and pumpkin or apple pie spice.
  3. Add the egg mixture all at once to the wheat germ mixture, stirring just till combined.
  4. Pour the batter into a greased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
  5. For topping, in a small bowl stir together brown sugar, the remaining 1/4 cup wheat germ, and 1/4 cup apple butter.
  6. Spoon mixture in small mounds atop batter in pan.
  7. Using a knife, marble the mixture through the batter.
  8. Bake in a 350°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or till a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  9. To serve, sift powdered sugar over each serving and serve with additional apple butter, if desired.
  10. Serve warm.

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