Butterscotch Coffee Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This cake has butterscotch/cream cheese bottom with a light buttermilk cake, and a delicious topping... YUM!

Top Review by Baby Kato

Wow...this was so good. This is a delicious coffeecake. We enjoyed it very much...I especially loved the butterscotch cream cheese and pecan additions. It was quick and very easy to make. I will be making this again. Thanks so much for sharing Kitten.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 13" x 9" baking pan.
  3. In the microwave, melt the butterscotch baking chips (watch closely not to scorch the chips).
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and milk (or cream if using); stir in melted butterscotch chips; set aside.
  5. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and baking powder.
  6. Cut in cold butter, until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  7. In another bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk and vanilla; stir into flour mixture just to moisten.
  8. In prepared baking pan, spread the butterscotch/cream cheese mixture evenly in the bottom of the pan.
  9. Spoon the buttermilk cake batter over the butterscotch crust; sprinkle with the topping.
  10. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  11. To make the topping: combine the flour and sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs, stir in pecans; sprinkle over top of cake before baking.

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