Quick Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Quick Cinnamon Coffee Cake


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This cake is moist and delicious while the topping is slightly crunchy and sweeter. Together, they make a delightful combination.


Serves: 9 

  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 70g shortening, butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup (110g) brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23cm square pan.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender to the size of small peas.
  3. In a separate small bowl, beat the egg well then stir in the milk and vanilla. Add the egg-milk mixture to the flour mixture all at once. Stir carefully until just blended.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly. Drizzle top with melted butter.
  5. In a small bowl mix together brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle on top of cake. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.

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Ummm...theres no coffee in this cake and the method is a little confusing. - 08 Sep 2012

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