If you make a coffee cake in advance but want fresh-from-the-oven flavor when you serve it to guests, try this trick. Wrap an unfrosted coffee cake in foil. Reheat at 350° for a few minutes or until warm.
Here’s a luscious make-and-take recipe for those holiday brunches you’re invited to. It couldn’t be simpler or quicker to prepare, and you can vary the preserves to any flavor you have on hand. —Holly Bauer, West Bend, Wisconsin
For years my grandmother and I would have a contest to see whose mincemeat coffee cake was the best (our families voted). After years of losses, I modified my original recipe and finally won. I share my winning recipe with you.
-Ed Layton, Absecon, New Jersey