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Cinnamon Nut Streusel Coffee Cake

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This nut coffee cake is so super simple to make and is absolutely scrumptious! You can use the basic recipe 'as is' or change it up by adding apples, blueberries, or cranberries to the top. Come on, there's no need to buy store-bought when it's this easy!
Ingredients
For the topping
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
For the batter
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Butter 2 Teaspoon, melted
  Eggs 1 Large
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

MAKING
2. For the topping: In a bowl, add and combine brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon and butter. Using a pastry cutter, cut the butter into the mixture until nice and crumbly.
3. For the batter: In a mixing bowl, add and combine flour with baking powder and salt. Mix well and set aside.
4. In another bowl, cream the sugar with butter. Beat until combined.
5. Add the egg, vanilla extract and beat until nice and light.
6. Add 1/3 cup of the flour with 1/2 cup of milk and continue beating. Add another 1/3 cup of flour with the remaining milk. Add finally add the last cup of flour and beat until well combined.
7. Take a greased 8 inch baking pan and evenly pour about half of the cake batter into the pan and sprinkle it with half of the topping. Then top the remaining batter evenly and the remaining topping over the batter. Bake this in the preheated oven for 30 - 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

SERVING
8. Serve the coffee nut cake with warm milk or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Flour
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
16

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