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Quick Coffee Cake

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (4 Reviews)


Quick Coffeecake

Quick Coffeecake

Linda Larsen
This recipe for Quick Coffee Cake has been in my family for decades. One day I was going to make it and realized I was out of nuts. So I substituted quick oatmeal for the nuts, and I've made it that way ever since. Do NOT use self-rising flour in this recipe or it will fail.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 12 servings


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 13x9" pan and set aside.

In medium bowl, combine brown sugar, cinnamon and butter and mix together until blended. Stir in oatmeal until crumbly. Set aside while preparing batter.

Crack eggs into large bowl and beat with a fork until combined. Add milk and mix well with a wire whisk or eggbeater. Add sugar, oil, and vanilla and mix until blended.

Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. Add to egg mixture and mix with a spoon for 20-30 strokes just until combined and all dry ingredients are moistened. Batter will be lumpy. Pour batter into prepared 13x9" pan.

Sprinkle oatmeal mixture evenly over batter. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-35 minutes until puffed and golden brown, and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve Quick Coffee Cake warm.

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 5 out of 5
Delicious!, Guest JAL

The recipe is easy, and the topping is delicious and a nice change from ordinary crumb-topped cakes. I like that the addition of oatmeal provides some fiber. I followed the recipe as written, and the whole family loved it. This one definitely goes in my file!

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