Easy Apple Coffee Cake Recipe
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Easy Apple Coffee Cake Recipe

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This layered coffee cake comes together easily with canned pie filling and other pantry staples. "I enjoy making it for my family or even to celebrate co-workers' birthdays," writes Joan Kuderer from Sparta, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-15 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons water

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 350 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 366mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Pour half into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine pie filling and cinnamon; spoon over batter. Drop remaining batter over filling; spread gently.
  2. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm or cooled coffee cake. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as apple coffee cake in Quick Cooking September/October 2004, p52

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wosesmom User ID: 6914994 121346
Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"easy and great flavor. Next time I would adjust for high altitude, as I had a hard time getting it to cook in the middle."

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