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Cinnamon Coffee Cake Loaf Recipe

Cinnamon Coffee Cake Loaf Recipe

Lynda Atteberry Hoskins from Mathis, Texas offers this cinnamony loaf that tastes just like a coffee cake. "When I worked as an elementary school secretary, I used to take a slice of this cake with me in the mornings for a snack," she remembers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon and salt. In another large bowl, combine the eggs, buttermilk, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Pour half of the batter into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. In a small bowl, combine the remaining sugar and cinnamon; stir in butter. Sprinkle with half the cinnamon-sugar mixture; cut through batter with a knife to swirl the topping. Repeat.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 194 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 306mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Cinnamon Coffee Cake Loaf

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katsim User ID: 2952804 253436
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2016

"Just made this tonight. Very easy to make (I added chopped pecan to the cinnamon and sugar mixture). Very moist and just delicious. This is one of my favorites. I will be making this one often, my husband loved it."

zootercat User ID: 1699403 219888
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2015

"This is a moist and delicious bread with an in depth cinnamon flavor. Takes minutes to put together and I got rave reviews. A keeper!"

yuehching User ID: 224401 40060
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

"I have made this coffee cake several times. It is quick, easy and delicious. My family loves it. Thanks for sharing."

mariahanrahan User ID: 6527577 74160
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"<p>I've made this many times over the years. It is very easy to make and everyone loves it. It's a real winner.</p>"

jodand User ID: 3887658 32531
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"Really enjoyed this."

mrsgreinke User ID: 1254542 98220
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2011

"This is a very good recipe and easy to make. I substitute part Splenda granular for some of the regular sugar to make this lower sugar. It still tastes great and no one is the wiser. Use a good quality cinnamon like Korintje which is rich and flavorful. The buttermilk makes it nice and moist without adding too much fat and calories. You can also substitute some whole wheat flour. The bread will turn out more dense. I usually use a 50:50 ratio (for example if the recipe calls for 2 cups flour, I'll do 1 1/2 C. all-purpose flour & 1/2 C. whole wheat flour, or at the maximum, 1 C. each, white & whole wheat flour). It's yummy with coffee or hot cocoa on a cold winter morning."

olddutch User ID: 4601197 40059
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"have been making a similar << cinnamon bread >. for50+ years -loved by kids/ adults"

campen User ID: 21241 56514
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2008

"FYI: missing portion of directions - after "sprinkle with half cinnamon-sugar mixture" need to top with remaining batter and cinnamon mixture, then swirl."

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