Recipe by Amy
"This coffee cake is a great treat anytime of the day. It's great for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. It's extremely easy to make and will always be a hit at the party!"
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2 1/4 cups
1 1/2 cups
1 1/2 teaspoons
butter, room temperature
This is easy to make and produces my favorite type of cake, light and not too sweet. I was unimpressed with the crumb topping so in the future I will not reserve anything and make my own streusel. Thanks, Amy.....4/6/13 edit. I just read how harsh my comment sounded about the topping, not what I intended at all. It is an easy change and in no way detracts from the cake itself. I WAS impressed by how moist and flavorful this cake is the second day.
I used this recipe as a base then added my own flair to it. I replaced the butter with a honey butter recipe using lavender honey, which made this coffee cake to DIE for! Not to mention makes the crumb topping even more delicious. Great recipe overall and will definitely be making again!
Just as described by Amy, this coffee cake is simple and wonderful. The recipe leaves room for individualization by each cook. I will try spices next time, cinnamon and nutmeg, and perhaps add fresh fruit as the season progresses. Very versatile!
I really enjoyed this cake. I needed to use up some buttermilk and this turned out to be a nice, moist cake. Like others say in other reviews, this is a great base recipe that leaves room for creativity. I made it as is for a test run, but I'll try it again with some adjustments later for sure.
Great taste, mild and moist. I added about 2 tsp. of ground cinnamon to the topping and loved it. I hear it's good the second day.... although I'm not sure it will last that long in my house! I'm thinking this is a keeper... as is, or as a base to add other ingredients to.
Great cake! Not very sweet and with a nice taste from the buttermilk . First time I made it exactly like the recipe, and we loved. The second time I used a couple of lonely apples chopped and a little nutmeg (could be great with cinnamon too,but we are not fans of it) and turned up very good . I'm thinking about oranges and cranberries for the next one!
Tasted great warm from the oven.
I usually pick recipes with a ton of reviews but am glad I took a chance with this one. The cake is moist, just sweet enough, and versatile. You can have it with coffee, fruit, ice cream, alone, whatever! I've eaten almost the half the pan in two days. Oops. Tastes even better the second day.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Simple Buttermilk Coffee Cake
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 60
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