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Cinnamon Streusel Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Makes 8 to 10 servings

Passed down through generations, this coffee cake recipe has stood the test of time. Serve warm for breakfast or brunch.

 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
 1/2 cup granulated sugar
 2 cups all-purpose flour
 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  About 2/3 cups (1/3 lb.) melted butter or margarine
 1/2 cup chopped pecans or almonds
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 1 large egg, beaten to blend
 1 cup buttermilk
 2 teaspoons baking powder
 1 teaspoon baking soda
Step 1

In a large bowl, mix brown sugar, granulated sugar, flour, nutmeg, and 2/3 cup butter.

Step 2

Transfer 1 packed cup of the sugar mixture to a small bowl. Add nuts and cinnamon, mixing well.

Step 3

To the mixture in the large bowl, add egg, buttermilk, baking powder, and baking soda; mix well. Pour batter into a buttered 9-inch cheesecake pan with removable rim. Sprinkle cinnamon-nut mixture evenly over batter.

Step 4

Bake in a 350° oven until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake begins to pull from pan sides, about 40 minutes (about 35 minutes in convection oven).

Step 5

Cool on a rack at least 20 minutes. Remove pan rim. Serve warm or cool.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 293Calories from Fat 52
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g27%

Saturated Fat 8.4g43%
Cholesterol 56mg19%
Sodium 392mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 35g12%

Dietary Fiber 0.4g2%
Protein 2.1g5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.