Cinnamon Coffee Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by CookbookCarrie

This is from the Everyday Food Magazine's first issue. An enjoyable breakfast or snack!!! My family loves it fresh and warm from the oven on Sunday morning.

Top Review by Robin W

5* all the way. This cake has great flavor and is really moist - even the next day. I used 1 tablespoon of cinnamon but other than that followed the directions. Thanks so much for this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease an 8x8 inch square pan.
  3. In a bowl combine the flour, ONLY the 3/4 C sugar, baking powder and the salt.
  4. Cut in the shortening.
  5. Reserve 1/2 cup of this mixture to a small bowl and add in the cinnamon and the remaining 2 Tbsp of Sugar, set this aside.
  6. Stir the egg and milk into the remaining mix in the larger bowl.
  7. Smooth the batter into the baking dish and smooth.
  8. Sprinkle the cinnamon mixture over the top and drizzle with the melted butter.
  9. Bake for about 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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