Sutter Home Kitchen Buttermilk Coffee Cake Makes Any Moment Sweeter
After a nice, traditional family meal, you sometimes find yourself with a little extra room for some warm, fresh-baked, tender-loving cake. This Buttermilk Coffee Cake is exactly what you’re looking for to finish things off. It’s a thick, buttery delicacy, packed with rich notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. The top layer of chopped nuts gives it a surprising and delightful crunch.
You can enjoy it with a cup of coffee, a Sutter Home Chardonnay or Moscato, or even a Bubbly Brut mimosa. Either way, your craving for something yummy will be completely satisfied. Have a look at the recipe and get ready to enjoy the fragrant smell of scrumptious cinnamon throughout your home. This just-right recipe bakes up the perfect balance of crumbly and thick — plus, it’ll leave a lasting aroma that wafts from the kitchen throughout the rest of your home. Visitors will come knocking for the free smells alone.
Recipe from Chef Lori Conwell
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- ¾ cup packed brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ⅓ cup of butter
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ⅔ cup buttermilk
- 1 beaten egg
- ¼ cup chopped nuts
- Drizzle on your favorite icing — we did, yet it’s optional.
How to make:
- Combine flour, brown sugar, and salt.
- Cut in butter till crumbly; set aside ¼ cup crumb mixture.
- To remaining crumb mixture, add baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well.
- Add buttermilk and egg; mix well.
- Spread batter into a greased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
- Stir together reserved crumbs and nuts; sprinkle atop batter.
- Drizzle on your favorite icing if desired.
- Bake in a 350° oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
- Serve warm. Treats 9.