How to Make a Coffee Cake?

Coffee? Wheat flour? You are wondering how to make a meaningful handmade gift for your beloved with these ingredients? Or simply, you are bored of repetitively tedious breakfast with a cup of coffee every morning and want to get something new for your taste?

No matter what your purposes or intentions are, why don’t you consult one of these following recipes of making a coffee cake? Surely, the cakes with fragrant coffee-scented crust and yummy spongy filling will satisfy your desires.

how to make a coffee cake

Tools and devices to make a coffee cake

– 1 baking pan or 1 baking dish in square or round form.

– 1 egg beater or 1 mixer.

– 3 bowl with 3 different sizes: big, medium and small.

– 1 wooden spoon.

– 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon.

– 1 saucepan.

– 1 microwave oven.

– 1 gas stove.

– 1 baking rack.

– 1 small knife.

– 1 tray of muffin molds.

1. Blueberry coffee cake sour cream

Ingredients

– 300 grams of wheat flour.blueberry coffee cake sour cream
– 2 tablespoons of butter.
– ½ cup of black coffee.
– 3 tablespoons of white sugar.
– 2 eggs.
– 3 tablespoons of sour cream.
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
– 1 teaspoon of baking powder.
– ¼ teaspoon of salt.
– 15 grams of fresh blueberries.
– 1 tablespoon of brown sugar.
– 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
– 10 grams of pecan or walnut powder.
– 1 tablespoon of dusting sugar.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Preheating the microwave oven by controlling the temperature to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees Celsius.

– Applying a little oil and sifting a thin layer of wheat flour on a standard pan which will be used to bake the cake to take out the cake easily after baking.

  • Preparing the cake

– Putting the prepared amount of butter, white sugar and sour cream into a bowl and using an egg beater to make them soft and smooth.

– Adding 2 eggs into this mixture and continuously beating them.

– Adding 1 spoon of vanilla and gently stirring to create the fragrance for coffee cake.

– Preparing another bowl to mix wheat flour, baking powder and salt.

– Pouring 1 cup of coffee into the second bowl and kneading the dough until it does not stick to your fingers.

– Pouring the mixture in the first bowl into the second bowl and blending them.

– Using 1 hand to fold the blended batter and another hand to put the blueberries into it to make sure that the blueberries appear every part of the cake.

– Using a tablespoon to put a half of batter into greased and floured pan.

– Using a small bowl to blend brown sugar, cinnamon powder and pecan powder or walnut powder.

– Sifting a half of this mixture on the batter in the pan.

– Putting remaining half of batter in the pan and continuously sifting remaining half of mixture of cinnamon, brown sugar and pecan on the top.

  • Baking the cake

– Taking this pan into the microwave oven and waiting for it about 50 to 60 minutes.

– Taking the pan out and cooling it about 3 minutes.

– Using a knife to separate the cake from the pan and then turning the pan upside-down onto a plate.

– Sifting the dusting sugar on the top of the coffee cake before enjoying it.

2. Apple coffee cake muffins

Ingredients

– 300 grams of wheat flour.apple coffee cake muffins
– 2 teaspoons of baking powder.
– 4 tablespoons of white sugar.
– 2 tablespoons of brown sugar.
– 1 teaspoon of salt.
– 2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder.
– 140 grams of bland or unsalted butter.
– 2 eggs.
– 1/4 cup of black coffee.
– 200 milliliters of unsweetened fresh milk.
– 1 apple.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Controlling the temperature of the microwave oven to 300 degrees F or 162 degrees Celsius.

– Using a square or circle greased and floured pan.

  • Preparing the cake

– Mixing 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder in a small bowl.

– Using a big bowl to whisk the prepared amount of wheat flour, baking powder and salt.

– Peeling the apple and slicing it into thin square pieces and putting them into the mixture of wheat flour.

– Adding butter, milk, coffee, white sugar and eggs into the mixture of wheat flour and beating them until getting the batter.

– Dividing the batter into the tray of muffin molds.

– Covering the batter with a half of the mixture of cinnamon powder.

– Adding some pieces of butter on the top.

  • Baking the cake

– Putting the tray of apple coffee cake muffins into the microwave oven.

– Baking it for 30 to 40 minutes to get the golden crust with the flavorsome smell.

– Separating the coffee cake muffins from the tray by using a small knife.

– Putting a plate on them and turning the tray upside-down.

3. Cinnamon streusel coffee cake

Ingredients

– 300 grams of wheat flour.cinnamon streusel coffee cake
– 100 grams of white sugar.
– 100 grams of brown sugar.
– 2 teaspoon of salt.
– 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder.
– 80 grams of melted butter.
– 2 teaspoons of unsweetened cocoa powder.
– 2 teaspoons of baking powder.
– 2 teaspoons of vanilla.
– 3 eggs.
– 150 grams of sour cream or yogurt.
– ½ cup of black coffee.
– 200 milliliters of unsweetened fresh milk.
– 100 grams of chopped pecans or walnuts.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Preheating the microwave oven to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees Celsius.

– Preparing two 9-inch greased round pans or one greased pan with 10-inch x 12- inch size.

  • Preparing the cake

– Using your hands to mix a half of wheat flour with the available amount of brown sugar, baking powder, salt, coffee and fresh milk in a big bowl.

– Whisking 3 eggs and then pouring into the above mixture to mix them well.

– Adding 50 grams of melted butter and 50 grams of pecans or walnuts into the mixture of flour respectively.

– Putting the remaining amount of butter and 100 grams of white sugar into the bowl of a mixer, beating them until becoming soft and smooth and then setting aside.

– Putting vanilla into it to make the coffee cake aromatic.

– Spooning 1/3 of the batter to the prepared pan.

– Making the next layer with sour cream or yogurt.

– Continuously covering the cake with the remaining amount of batter and sour cream respectively until using all batter and sour cream.

  • Baking the cake

– Putting the pan of cake into the microwave oven and baking it about 55 to 60 minutes if you use the pan with 10-inch x 12- inch size or 45 to 50 minutes if you use the 9-inch round pan.

– Using a knife or a toothpick to check whether the cake is ready for eating or not.

– Taking the coffee cake out and waiting for it to be cool.

– Using a knife to remove the cake from the pan and putting it on a plate.

– Sprinkling the mixture of sugar and butter in the bowl of the mixer and the remaining amount of chopped pecans or walnuts on the top.

4. Cinnamon crumb coffee cake

Ingredients

– 350 grams of wheat flour.cinnamon crumb coffee cake
– 2 eggs.
– ½ cup of coffee.
– 250 milliliters of fresh milk.
– ½ teaspoon of salt.
– 3 teaspoons of baking powder.
– 50 grams of butter.
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
– 3 teaspoons of cinnamon powder.
– 150 grams of white sugar.
– 150 grams of brown sugar.
– 100 grams of cake crumbs.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Turning the microwave oven up to 320 degrees F or 160 degrees Celsius.

– Preparing a greased and floured round pan.

  • Preparing the cake

– Cutting a half of butter into “1-inch x 1- inch” pieces and putting them into the 1st big bowl to mix with 150 grams of white sugar, 100 grams of wheat flour, 100 grams of crumbs and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder.

– Putting the remaining half of butter and the prepared amount of fresh milk into a pan and melting it.

– Taking it out from gas oven and allowing it to be cool.

– Whisking the cooled mixture of butter and milk, 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla.

– Mixing the remaining part of wheat flour, 150 grams of brown sugar, 3 teaspoons of baking powder, ½ teaspoon of salt, ½ cup of coffee and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon in the 2nd big bowl.

– Pouring the mixture of butter, milk, egg and vanilla into the mixture in the 2nd big bowl and folding them until getting the batter.

– Using a tablespoon to spoon the batter to the bottom of the prepared pan.

– Covering the batter with the mixture in the 1st big bowl.

  • Baking the cake

– Baking the cake about 40 to 50 minutes until you can take the knife or the toothpick out easily without any mark of batter.

– Waiting for it to be cooled for 5 minutes and taking the cake to a plate with a knife.

5. Coffee walnut cake

Ingredientscoffee walnut cake

– 350 grams of wheat flour.
– 3 tablespoon of instant coffee.
– 200 grams of brown sugar.
– 4 eggs.
– 200 grams of bland or unsalted butter.
– 1 teaspoon of baking powder.
– 100 grams of chopped walnuts.
– 250 grams of icing sugar.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Increasing the temperature of the microwave oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

– Greasing and flouring a round pan with the 9- inch radius.

  • Preparing the cake

– Boiling 150 milliliters of water to dissolve 2 tablespoons of instant coffee.

– Waiting it to be cool for 10 minutes.

– Adding 50 grams of walnuts into the cup of dissolved coffee.

– Whisking the mixture of coffee, 100 grams of butter and 200 grams of brown sugar to get a soft and fluffy mixture.

– Adding eggs, wheat flour and baking powder into the whisked mixture and continuously beating well.

– Making the butter cream:

+ Dissolving 1 tablespoon of instant coffee with 2 tablespoons of boiled water.

+ Beating the remaining amount of butter, icing sugar and coffee until it becomes fluffy with foams.

  • Baking the cake

– Spooning the batter to the pan and baking it about 20 to 30 minutes.

– Removing the coffee cake from the pan to a plate and allowing it to be cooled for 10 minutes.

– Dividing the cake into 3 equal thin round layers.

– Applying the butter cream on the top of each layer and stacking them to create a perfect coffee cake.

– Sifting the remaining amount of walnuts on the top of the cake before tasting it.

6. Bundt coffee cake

Ingredients

– 350 grams of wheat flour.bundt coffee cake
– ¼ cup of black coffee.
– 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder.
– 150 grams of white sugar.
– 100 grams of brown sugar.
– 2 eggs.
– 2 egg yolks.
– 2 tablespoons of buttermilk.
– 1 teaspoon of melted butter.
– 2 tablespoons of oil.
– 1 teaspoon of baking powder.
– ½ teaspoon of vanilla.
– 1 teaspoon of salt.
– 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
– 1 teaspoon of confectioners’ sugar.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Putting a baking rack in the microwave oven and increasing the temperature of the oven to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees Celsius.

– Preparing greased and floured a round bunt pan with the 9- inch radius.

  • Preparing the cake

– Putting a saucepan of coffee on the gas stove and boiling it.

– Adding the cocoa powder into the saucepan of coffee and gently stirring them.

– Taking the saucepan out and waiting it to be cooled for 5 minutes.

– Putting white sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, eggs, egg yolks into the bowl of the mixer.

– Beating them at low speed for 1 minute.

– Adding oil, buttermilk and vanilla and continuously whisking at low speed for one more minute.

– Putting wheat flour into this mixture and beating them at medium speed for 2 minutes.

– Pouring the mixture of coffee and cocoa after removing from the heat into this bowl and whisking at medium speed for 3 minutes to get a pasty mixture.

– Using a big spoon to take the batter into the pan.

– Applying melted butter over the batter.

  • Baking the cake

– Putting the pan of batter on the baking rack of the microwave oven and baking it about 50 minutes or until there is no sticky mark on the toothpick when you insert it into the cake.

– Removing the pan of cake from the oven and letting it cool for 10 minutes.

– Taking the cake out from the pan and putting it on a plate.

– Decorating the cake with cinnamon powder and confectioners’ sugar before enjoying it with an aromatic cup of coffee or a cup of ice cream.

7. Buttermilk coffee cake

Ingredients

– 300 grams of wheat flour.
– 150 to 200 grams of sugar. (It depends on your taste for the sweetness.)
– 1 teaspoon of baking powder.buttermilk coffee cake
– ½ teaspoon of baking soda.
– 100 grams of butter or lard.
– 2 eggs.
– ½ teaspoon of salt.
– ½ teaspoon of vanilla.
– ½ cup of black coffee.
– 2 tablespoons of buttermilk.
– 2 teaspoons of dusting sugar.
– 2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Controlling the temperature of the microwave oven to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees Celsius.

– Applying a little grease or lard on the surface of a pan with 9-inch x 12- inch size.

  • Preparing the cake

– Preparing a medium bowl to mix wheat flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda.

– Cutting the butter into squared pieces and putting them into the mixture of flour to form crumbs.

– Keeping 1/3 this mixture in a separate small bowl.

– Stirring buttermilk, eggs, coffee, salt and vanilla and then whisking them with 2/3 mixture of crumbs.

– Spooning the batter to the prepared pan.

– Sprinkling 1/3 mixture of crumb in the small bowl on the top.

  • Baking the cake

– Putting the pan of cake into the preheated microwave oven and baking it about 35 minutes.

– Removing it from the microwave oven and allowing it to be cooled about 10 minutes.

– Using a knife to separate the cake from the edges of the pan.

– Taking it to a plate and sifting the available amount of cinnamon powder and dusting sugar over the cake.

8. Bisquick coffee cake

Ingredients

– ½ cup of brewed black coffee.bisquick coffee cake
– 300 grams of Bisquick mix.
– 100 milliliters of milk.
– 3 tablespoons of white suagar.
– 3 tablespoons of shortening.
– 1 pack of flaked coconut.
– 2 eggs.
– 1 cup of apple jam.
– 4 tablespoons of butter.
– 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
– 1 teaspoon of baking powder.
– ½ pack of brown sugar.
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
– ½ teaspoon of salt.

Instructions

  • Preparing the microwave oven

– Turning on the microwave oven and controlling the temperature to 400 degrees F.

– Using a greased and floured 9-inch x 9-ich square or round pan with the 9- inch radius.

  • Preparing the cake

– Using a big bowl and an egg beater to whisk Bisquick mix, white sugar, 50 milliliters of milk, shortening, coffee, baking powder and salt at low speed for 3 minutes.

– Adding vanilla and eggs and the controlling the beater at medium speed to beat for 4 minutes.

– Pouring the batter into the pan with the support of a wooden spoon and setting aside.

– Putting flaked coconut, brown sugar, cinnamon, apple jam, butter and the remaining 50 milliliters of milk into a small bowl and mixing them well to get the topping of cake.

  • Baking the cake

– Putting the batter in the big bowl into the oven firstly and baking it about 30 to 35 minutes.

– Removing it from the microwave oven and letting it be cool.

– Controlling the height of the baking rack to 3 inches in comparison with the bottom of the oven.

– Putting the topping of cake in the small bowl into the oven and baking it about 3 minutes or until it turns golden brown and has the fragrant smell.

– Taking it out and cooling it.

– Spreading a layer of apple jam on the cake and putting the topping on the top.

Notes:

  • For egg or apple, you should pay attention to choose these ingredients in the fresh status.
  • To create the brown for coffee cake, you had better use black coffee.
  • When whisking or beating the mixture of flour, you should use a wooden spoon to prevent the flour from sticking to the spoon.
  • After mixing the batter, you should pour it into the pan as soon as possible not to make it sour.
  • By putting the baking pan in the center of oven, your coffee cake will be well-baked.
  • You ought to use the following way to check the cake when baking it.

– You should insert a small knife or a toothpick to the center of the cake.

– If there is nothing sticking to the knife or the toothpick, you will not need to bake it anymore.

– If some sticky marks appear on the surface of the knife, you had better bake it 10 more minutes.

  • To avoid the plastic to be melted and mix with cake, you have to use tin pans to bake the cake instead of plastic pans.
  • Using hot pot holders to remove the pan from the microwave oven to protect you from the risk of the burns and scalds.
  • It is the best for you to enjoy the coffee cake with a cup of coffee or a cup of ice cream when it is warm.
  • If you want to warm it up, you can put it into the second baking rack at the height of 3 inches about 15-20 minutes.
  • You should just warm it up 1 time to avoid the cake to be hard and dry.

Good luck to you and hope you enjoy it!

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