Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake

Yields: 8 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 55 Mins Total Time: 1 Hr 10 Mins

This cinnamon swirl coffee cake is a fantastic soft white cake with a trace of brown sugar and cinnamon. It’s a perfect treat for a Sunday afternoon with your favorite hot or cold drink. My husband loves this coffee cake with a tall glass of cold milk.

Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake


0/11 Ingredients
Adjust Servings
    For Cinnamon Topping
  • For Coffee Cake


0/13 Instructions
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a loaf pan. Line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl stir the brown sugar with the ground cinnamon and set aside
  • In a bowl, whisk or sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In the bowl of your electric mixer or with a hand mixer, beat the butter until softened about 1 min.
  • Add the sugar and vanilla extract and continue to beat, on medium-high speed, until light and fluffy about 2 minutes.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed.
  • Add the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Starting and ending with the flour. Beat the butter on medium-high speed for 2 min.
  • Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing the top with a spatula or spoon.
  • Then sprinkle on the batter about half of the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Cover with the remaining batter and then sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon-sugar topping.
  • Take a wooden skewer or knife and swirl the batter.
  • Bake for about 55 minutes, or until a toothpick is inserted into the middle of the cake, it comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack for about 10 minutes before removing from pan. Enjoy!