Buttermilk-Apple Coffee Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Just a very simple little coffee cake with apples and almonds. It was in an old Cooking Light magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. To prepare the cake, combine the first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan over med-high heat. Cook 5 minutes or until syrupy, stirring; cool.
  3. Spoon the flour into a dry measuring cup.
  4. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
  5. Combine granulated sugar and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended; add the egg and extracts, beating well.
  6. Add the flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mix; beat well after each addition.
  7. Spoon the batter into 8 inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray.
  8. Arrange apple mixture over cake; top with almonds.
  9. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan.
  10. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  11. Quickly invert cake onto wire rack, then invert onto serving plate.
  12. Prepare the glaze and drizzle over cake.
  13. Serve warm.
Most Helpful

Quick and easy to make . . . and very tasty! Did not have almonds so substituted pecans and it was excellent. Since I was making as a dessert, I sprinkled the top of batter with a tablespoon or two of brown sugar before arranging the apple slices and nuts. It made a nice carmel topping, really didn't need the glaze. Thanks for sharing.

Galley Wench May 03, 2007