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Hungarian Coffee Cake Recipe
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Hungarian Coffee Cake

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"This is my mom's recipe and one of my favorites for breakfast; love it warm out of the oven."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Mix flour, brown sugar, white sugar, butter, and salt together in a bowl until crumbly. Measure 1 cup mixture and set aside for later use.
  3. Stir buttermilk, eggs, and baking soda into crumbly mixture until batter is smooth. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle reserved crumbly mixture over top of batter; top with cinnamon.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes.
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Mar 26, 2014

Followed the recipe except I substituted Truvia Baking Blend for the white sugar. The recipe doesn’t state to use a mixer or to mix by hand. I used the KA mixer on the “Stir” setting, which was a lot easier than mixing by hand, and it had a nice crumbly texture. Set the timer for 45 minutes, and it was overdone which unfortunately resulted in a somewhat dry cake. It just wasn't as moist as I expected, particularly since it had buttermilk in it. Granted, this may be an issue with the temp of my oven, but in the future, I’ll start checking for doneness at about 35 minutes. I also will add 1 tsp of baking powder, as I would have liked more rise on the cake. On the positive side, really enjoyed the flavor of this simple coffee cake, and I will make it again.

Jul 04, 2014

Delicious coffee cake.. and very easy to make. Also, the topping was perfect & crunchy & the inside was very moist and tasty. Thanks for posting!


4 Ratings

May 22, 2014

This recipe is definitely a keeper! I like that it's not overly sweet as many coffee cakes are. I pulsed the ingredients together with my food processor and it came out great. I only baked it for 35 minutes and it was perfect. The only thing I would do differently is mix the cinnamon into the topping before sprinkling on top for more even distribution.


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  • Calories
  • 380 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 53.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 299 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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