Crunchy walnuts and yummy cinnamon lend old-fashioned flavor to this comforting coffee cake. Serve a generous slice with coffee for breakfast or with a glass of iced tea for dessert.
-Merrill Powers, Spearville, Kansas
Raisins add sweetness and nuts add crunch to this moist, cinnamony coffee cake shared by Dorothy Bateman. "If you don't like raisins, feel free to substitute chopped cranberries or finely chopped apple," she suggests from her Carver, Massachusetts kitchen.
This bread is a cross between a typical baking powder-leavened quick bread and a yeast bread. The result: a cinnamon coffee cake-tasting loaf that's wonderful served plain and incredible toasted.—Taste of Home Cooking School