The Homemade Best Coffee Cake Recipe

Best coffee cake recipe
Best coffee cake recipe

Here is the best coffee cake recipe you can try at home. This recipe needs many ingredients and steps. Do not make it in a rush if you want the great result.


For the Cake

  • 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cup of buttermilk
  • sugar 1 cup (white granulated)
  • 1 cup unsalted water
  • baking powder 1 tsp
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs

For the Cheesecake Layer

  • 2 packages full fat cream cheese, softened
  • white granulated sugar ½ cup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

For the Cinnamon Filling

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon

For the Streusel Topping

  • 2 cups all purposed flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • kosher salt ¼ tsp

For the Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Baking Instructions:

  1. The first step in this best coffee cake recipe needs you to take a large bowl and whisk all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt until they are combined. Mix them with a hand mixer then beat in the softened butter. Continue mixing until it is crumbly.
  2. Then, add the eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla extract. Beat it until the mixture is fluffy. After that, pour the batter into a baking dish and spread it.
  3. Now, move to the cinnamon filling. Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl. Let the cinnamon be the last ingredients as it is used to sprinkle the cake batter.
  4. After finished with the cinnamon filling, you can start to make cheesecake layer. Take a large mixing bowl. Beat the cream cheese until it is creamy then add sugar. After that, add eggs and vanilla extract then beat them all for about 3 up to 5 minutes until the mixture fluffy and light.
  5. Then, scoop the cheesecake filling and the cinnamon filling. Spread them evenly.
  6. For the streusel topping of this best coffee cake recipe, you need to mix cinnamon, salt, and sugar in a large bowl first then add melted butter and mix it with a fork. After that, add flour and combine it. Use this sprinkle streusel as a topping.
  7. Now, set your oven in 350 degrees and bake this cake or 45 up to 50 minutes. Let it cool completely first before refrigerating it.
  8. For the glaze, you can mix the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl. The thickness depends on everyone’s preference. If you like a thick one, you need to add more milk. Well, after it is combined, use a spoon to drizzle it over the cake.

Finally, your coffee cake is ready. Hopefully, this best coffee cake recipe can suit your taste and preference. Good luck with your creation!