Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Brown Sugar Coffee Cake

Tuck this recipe away for safe keeping.  One day you will need a decadent dessert for a holiday party or to serve a killer brunch for overnight guests.

You will need something different and delicious to bring to Christmas dinner.

When any of the above occurs, take out this recipe and dance the jig.  You will be dancing and singing my praises as you prepare this coffee cake.

This cake is easy.  It is made with cake mix.  It is also nothing short of awesome.


Brown Sugar Coffee Cake

  • 1 (18.25 oz) box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350.  Grease bundt cake pan well and set aside.

Blend cake mix, sour cream, eggs and oil.  Mix well, on medium speed about 2 minutes.

Spread 1/2 batter into pan.

In small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon.  Gently sprinkle over batter in pan.  Spread remaining cake mixture on top.

Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Let cool 10 minutes, turn cake pan upside down and gently tap bottom to remove cake.  Prepare icing and pour over warm cake.

Serve warm.


  1. Seriously, I think you are my goddess when it's my time to make something for a party, holiday or for a present. I needed something to make other than the normal cupcakes and cookies for a little Scentsy party I'm hosting on Saturday-- so thank you!!! I LOVE cake mix recipes. So simple and easy, and ALWAYS delicious! YOU ROCK!

  2. Looks delicious. I must try this recipe. I don't like to drink coffee, but there is something about a coffee cake I just can't resist.

  3. I am eating this as I type (OK. It's gone.). My. word. My husband says, "Thank you". I say, "More, please!"

    PS We're planning our next Disney trip for Feb. Just bought the tickets last week! WOOT!


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