This moist coffee cake recipe is perfect for breakfast or as a sweet treat with your afternoon coffee. The combination of a tender crumb and a buttery cinnamon streusel topping makes this cake irresistible. Enjoy a slice with a hot cup of coffee for the ultimate indulgence.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 55 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the sour cream. Mix until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and spread it evenly.
  7. Prepare the streusel topping by combining 1/4 cup of flour, 1/4 cup of brown sugar, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons of melted butter. Sprinkle the streusel over the cake batter.
  8. Bake the cake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Serve the coffee cake warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 42g || Protein: 4g || Fat: 16g || Saturated Fat: 9g || Cholesterol: 85mg || Sodium: 240mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 25g

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