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coffee cake with cinnamon streusel topping

Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Sara Garska
This cinnamon streusel coffee cake is soft and buttery with the perfect bit of crunch on top! It is a classic treat to serve with coffee, for breakfast, or after dinner!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10


  • mixing bowl
  • Pie Pan
  • Measuring cup/spoons
  • whisk


Coffee Cake Batter

  • 1 egg
  • milk Add to egg to equal 3/4 cup
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Coffee Cake Topping

  • 2-3 tablespoons butter cut in think slices
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar cover top of cake, use more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease pie pan with butter.
  • Sift the flour, white sugar, baking powder, and salt into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  • Crack the egg into a clear measuring cup. Add milk so that it comes to the ¾ cup line. Mix egg and milk with a whisk.
  • Add liquids to the dry ingredients. Whisk just until smooth.
  • Pour into a greased pie pan. I used butter and liberally greased the pan.
  • Cut butter into thin squares and place over top of batter. Put them about one-inch from sides and one-inch apart all over. I used about 2 Tablespoons.
  • Cover the butter and batter with brown sugar. About ½ cup to ¾ cup.
    coffee cake with brown sugar topping
  • Sprinkle cinnamon all over the brown sugar.
  • Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
    coffee cake with cinnamon sugar
Keyword cake, cinnamon
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