Making An Easy Coffee Cake Recipe

It is awfully handy to have a super easy coffee cake recipe on hand for those times when a snack, dessert or special treat is needed in a hurry. While most people will have the basic ingredients for any sort of cake recipe, this one doesn’t demand anything special apart from a simple box of white cake mix. The beauty of this cake recipe is that there is only a minimal amount of measuring and preparation which means it can be put together in only a few minute’s time and is the ideal solution for surprise visits and last-minute company.

Additionally, a bit of variation and experimentation is possible with this recipe. For instance, coconut, mini chocolate chips, dried fruit, additional spices and berries of all kinds are ideally suited to be included with the recipe.

Because it does call for the cake mix to be made according to directions, it is a good idea to experiment with those ingredients as well. For example, instead of adding milk or water, why not buttermilk or sour cream instead?

Super Easy Coffee Cake Recipe

Serves 12

1 box white cake mix – the brand and type doesn’t matter

6 tablespoons melted butter

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350˚. Grease two 9x9 pans and set aside.

Prepare mix according to directions on the box, and “tinker” however you want with the basic ingredients.

Bake the cakes for 30 minutes.

While the cakes are baking combine the sugar, cinnamon, and pecans in a small bowl and set aside. If you are using any other ingredients for the topping, they would be added to the sugar and cinnamon at this time as well.

Pour the melted butter evenly over the two warm cakes and sprinkle on the topping.

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