Coffee Coffee Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by carolinafan

Why not have a coffee flavored coffee cake?

Top Review by Aunty Dotty

Great! My fiance just grabbed an armload as he walked past and inhaled it as he kept walking - that's a winning cake! Only changed the walnuts to almonds and went half coffee/half cocoa for the glaze. Thanks carolinafan!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up the side of an 8x8x2 inch baking pan.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the 1/3 cup granulated sugar, the 2 tablespoons coffee crystals, and cinnamon.
  4. For batter: In a large bowl, stir together flour, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. In another bowl, combine egg, yogurt, melted butter, and vanilla. Add yogurt mixture to flour mixture; stir until moistened.
  6. Spread half of the batter in prepared pan. Sprinkle with half of the coffee mixture.
  7. Repeat layers. Using a knife, swirl batter slightly. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  8. Bake about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. For icing: In a small bowl, stir the 2 tsp coffee crystals into the milk until dissolved. Stir in powdered sugar until smooth.
  10. Drizzle over coffee cake. Serve warm.

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