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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

I didn’t intentionally take a week off from cooking/baking/blogging, but work was crazy and I got a sinus infection. It has sucked my will to eat, which is really odd for me. I pretty much always want to eat. Do you guys watch Girls on HBO? I’m watching it now & it’s distracting me because it’s really funny. Totally inappropriate, but funny.

I actually made this coffee cake for Mother’s Day but slacked on posting it. My talented brother took the picture.

I’m having a hard time focusing on this post so I should probably stop rambling.

I’ve never made a coffee cake, or really even eaten one, so I didn’t know what to expect with this one. The flavors were good and isn’t it pretty?

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Melissa | Persnickety Plates
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Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 55 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 stick butter
  • 8 oz.  brick cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups self rising flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • For the topping/filling
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 325 and grease a 9 x 9 baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add in the sugar and continue creaming.
  • Add in the eggs, salt and vanilla, mixing until well blended.
  • Slowly add the flour and mix on low speed until combined
  • In a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients.
  • Spread half the cake batter into your prepared pan. Top with half the topping.
  • Carefully pour the remaining batter on top of that. Sprinkle with the remaining topping.
  • Bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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  1. Maria says

    Your coffee cake sounds delicious! I love the cinnamon flavor in coffee cakes, it brings that cosy warm flavor into them! YUM!!

  2. E says

    Yum looks great!
    Sorry to hear about your crappy sinus infection, though :-/

  3. Kristen says

    Your cake turned out so pretty!

  4. Mrs. Monologues says

    I get up at 6:30 on the weekends so please have this ready for me when I wake up. yum. thank you.

  5. Six Sisters says

    Thanks for linking up with us on “Strut Your Stuff Saturday!” We hope to see you next week! -The Sisters

  6. Winnie says

    This coffee cakes looks extremely delicious!

  7. Sophie says

    MMM! That looks really good! I just love coffee cake:)

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