Spiced Walnut Coffee Cake

"This is a delicious coffee cake, I make this for special occasions!"
photo by Hill Family photo by Hill Family
photo by Hill Family
photo by Hill Family photo by Hill Family
photo by Hill Family photo by Hill Family
Ready In:
1hr 10mins




  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Coat an 8-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Topping: In a medium bowl stir together flour, sugars, pumpkin pie spice and salt. With a pastry cutter,cut butter into the mixture. Stir in walnuts. Refrigerate.
  • Cake: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, pumpking pie spice and salt. Set aside.
  • In another large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed until creamy and blended, about 3 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla and beat until smooth.
  • On low speed, beat in the flour mixture in three additions, alternating with buttermilk. Beat for 2 minutes.
  • Spoon half of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle half of the topping over the batter. Spoon remaining batter over topping. Sprinkle remaining topping over top of cake.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack. Loosen edges with a knife or small spatula. Cut into 12 equal pieces.
  • In a small bowl, mix together confectioners' sugar and just enough milk to get a good drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cake squares and allow to set before serving.

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  1. Ceezie
    We had this for dessert tonight. We shared this with the neighbors who really liked it as well. It not only tastes great, it makes a great presentation.
  2. wendyt57
    Delicious, moist, nutty and oh so yummy!
  3. Hill Family
    This is a moist and great tasting cake. It was good last night warm and great cold this morning with my coffee. Also, very nice looking cake with the layer of topping mixture in the middle. I baked it in a 11X7 inch pan for 50 min.



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