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Print This Delicious and Healthy Glazed Coffee Cake Recipe

Glazed Coffee Cake Recipe

The crunch of Post grape nuts layered through the cake and a sweet coffee glaze creates one delicious breakfast snacking cake. Easily made the night before, make this one of your go to morning cakes when you just don't have time to cook.

1/2 cup Post grape nuts
3 cups Flour
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1 tsp Baking soda
2 tsp Instant coffee
1/2 tsp Baking powder
2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Sour cream
1/2 cup Softened butter
2 Eggs
1/2 tsp Vanilla

2 Tb Brewed coffee
1 1/4 cups Sifted confectioners sugar

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 45 -
Pan Type ~ 8 inch square pan
Preheat oven, grease your cake pan.

Mix cereal with ½ cup sugar, the instant coffee and cinnamon. Set aside. Mix flour with 1 cup sugar, the baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add sour cream, butter, eggs and vanilla. Blend at low speed with electric mixer, then beat for 1 minute at medium speed. Spread one third of the coffee cake batter into prepared pan.
Sprinkle with half of the cereal mixture. Repeat layers and top with remaining batter.
Bake coffee cake until tooth pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan, spread with coffee glaze.
Enjoy Glazed Coffee Cake anytime.

Glazed Coffee Cake, Glaze Recipe:

Gradually blend cooled brewed coffee into sifted confectioners sugar.
Serves 12
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 118 g
Calories 398
Calories from Fat 115
Total Fat 12.8g 20%
Saturated Fat 7.7g 38%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 301mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 66.7g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Sugars 25.6g
Protein 5.4g
Vitamin A 9% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 5% • Iron 17%

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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!