Baking Powder Coffee Cake

Balanced Recipes: Bread – Coffee Cake #2.

The original recipe does not include Cream cheese topping, but it’s definitely worth adding. Also, 1/4 cup of sugar is enough to sweeten the cake dough! This was another easy recipe, it just needed a little of preparation. It’s easy to do by hand especially when the ingredients are at room temperature.


Temperature: 400°F     Time: 20-30 minutes     Recipe makes 9-inch cake

Coffee Cake Batter
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar (reducing the sugar did not
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
— sift all dry ingredients together
3 tbsp shortening
— mix shortening using your fingers until it’s all mixed
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
— beat wet ingredients together
— dry ingredients + wet ingredients = mix with a fork until combined

Cream Cheese
8oz Cream cheese
3 tbsp sugar
— Mix together until well combined
1 egg yolk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon juice
— cheese/butter mix + other ingredients = delicious filling

Streusel Crumbs
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup flour(works with whole wheat four)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
— Mix everything together until combined


— Spread Cake batter over the cake pan. Spread the cream cheese batter. Sprinkle Streusel Crumbs. Bake at 400°F for 20-30 minutes.


Vioala it’s delicious.


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