Cinnamon Sugar Coffee Cake

Serve this classic coffee cake topped with sweet cinnamon and sugar streusel at your next brunch. Carnation® Nonfat Dry Milk helps to keep it moist longer, so feel free to make this a day ahead!

Cinnamon Sugar Coffee Cake
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  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose baking mix
  • 1/2 cup dry NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Instant Nonfat Dry Milk
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 9-inch-square baking pan.

COMBINE baking mix and dry milk in small bowl. Beat 1/3 cup butter, 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup granulated sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs and water; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes until blended. Gradually beat in baking mix mixture just until blended.

COMBINE remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and cinnamon in small bowl.

SPREAD batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle cinnamon-sugar mixture over batter. Poke round end of wooden spoon randomly into batter to form streusel ribbons in cake.

BAKE for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Serve warm. Store any remaining cake tightly covered.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 11g 17%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
  • Cholesterol 65mg 22%
  • Sodium 400mg 17%
  • Carbohydrates 34g 11%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 17g
  • Protein 5g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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