Apple Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

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Apple Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe:- This recipe for Apple Streusel Coffee Cake is not only flavorful but also quite moist. It features a layer of cinnamon apples in the middle and is covered with a generous amount of buttery streusel topping. It is suitable for breakfast, brunch, and even dessert if you want to try it!

 

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Apple Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

Piece of apple-filled coffee cake on a wire rack.

 

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For as long as I can remember, breakfast has been my favorite meal of the day. Donuts, pancakes drenched in syrup, and muffins are some of the delectable sweet delicacies that my sweet tooth adores, and the fact that it is perfectly normal to consume them first thing in the morning is definitely something to take into consideration.

 

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APPLE COFFEE CAKE WITH STREUSEL TOPPING

Indeed, coffee cake is hardly an exception. In spite of the fact that I do not consume coffee, I am a huge fan of a delicious coffee cake, particularly one that has a substantial amount of streusel on top! The apple filling that I added to this one is delicious, and I really enjoy the way it mixes together a variety of flavors and textures.

 

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HOW TO MAKE APPLE STREUSEL COFFEE CAKE

As is the case with the majority of coffee cake recipes, this one is composed of a few distinct layers. On account of this, the process of whipping up the layers, assembling them, and baking them takes a little bit of time. Nevertheless, it is SO WORTH IT!!!

CRUMB TOPPING

In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients (flour, cinnamon, and brown sugar) by stirring thoroughly to combine them. After that, you will bring in the butter that has been softened, and then you will use a fork to cut the butter into the other ingredients. As you continue to do this, the mixture will eventually resemble sand that maintains its shape when it is squeezed together.

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If the butter is really cold and the mixture doesn’t seem to be coming together easily, you can use your hands to mix it. The warmth from your hands will melt the butter just enough to form a nice streusel topping.

 

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ASSEMBLE AND BAKE!

Once you have some of the batter in the pan, evenly sprinkle the apple mixture over the batter.

Spoon the remaining batter over the apples and spread to an even layer using the back of a spoon.

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INGREDIENTS

Streusel Topping

  •  cup flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons butter softened

 

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Apple Filling

  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups diced apples

 

Coffee Cake Batter

  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  •  cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup buttermilk

 

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease or line an 8×8-inch or 9×9-inch square baking pan with parchment paper; set aside.

 

Make the Streusel Topping

  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and flour.
  • Add the softened butter and use a fork to cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture begins clumping together; set aside.

 

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Make the Apple Filling

  • Combine the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon in a bowl.
  • Add the peeled and diced apples and stir until well-combined; set aside.

 

Make the Batter

  • Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt to a bowl; stir and set aside.
  • Add the butter and sugars to a large mixing bowl or a the bowl of a stand mixer.
  • Cream the butter and sugars for a couple minutes, or until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and vanilla; stir well, scraping down the sides at least once.
  • Add about half of the dry ingredients and mix to combine.
  • Continue mixing while adding the buttermilk slowly; scrape the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the remaining dry ingredients, stirring until just combined.

 

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Assemble and Bake

  • Pour a little more than half of the batter into the prepared pan; spread to an even layer.
  • Sprinkle the apples over the batter.
  • Spoon the remaining batter over the apples and smooth it out to an even layer.
  • Top with the streusel topping, pressing it into the batter gently.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with just a few moist crumbs (not runny batter).
  • Let cool, then cut and enjoy!

NUTRITION

Calories: 215kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 2.8gFat: 7.8gSaturated Fat: 4.7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.42gMonounsaturated Fat: 2.21gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 150mgPotassium: 70mgFiber: 0.87gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 76IUVitamin C: 0.4mgCalcium: 52.18mg

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