Spicy Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Recipe by Zaney1

I found this on a recipe card. I haven't made it yet but hope to soon.

Top Review by E.A.4957

This is a tasty coffee cake. I had a little more crumb mixture and less batter then I thought I'd have. Next time I think I might reserve less crumb mixture. You can definitely taste the buttermilk which is nice and the shortening makes this cake very moist.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Spray bundt pan with nonstick spray.
  3. In large bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, and salt.
  4. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Reserve 1/2 cup of crumb mixture.
  6. Stir baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg into remaining mixture.
  7. In a small bowl combine eggs and buttermilk.
  8. Add to crumb mixture stirring until just combined.
  9. Sprinkle reserved crumbs and nuts in bottom of prepared pan.
  10. Pour batter over nuts.
  11. Bake 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  12. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes.
  13. Remove from pan.
  14. Serve warm or cool thoroughly on wire rack.

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