Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Coffee Cake
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
A light, sweet cake that goes perfectly with your morning coffee
Course: Breakfast
Author: Cristina
Ingredients
For Cake:
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
For Topping:
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • OPTIONAL: 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 375°.
  2. Beat the egg in a bowl.
  3. Add sugar, milk, vanilla and oil, and stir until smooth.
  4. Add flour, salt and baking powder to the mixture, and stir only until smooth. Do not over-beat, or it will be tough.
  5. Spread in a 9x9 inch pan.
  6. In a separate bowl, make your topping: mix brown sugar, cinnamon, flour, melted butter and optional nuts.
  7. Sprinkle mixture over the top of the cake.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Let cool for 5 minutes and then serve.
Recipe Notes

Can be made with almond or soy milk, and margarine in the topping for a dairy-free option.