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Lemon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake Recipe

Lemon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake Recipe

“I found this recipe in a newspaper and make it often,” says Mary Tallman of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin. “I like to bake this coffee cake when unexpected company stops in and I need something speedy to go with a cup of coffee.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 tube (12 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Separate biscuits and cut each into quarters; toss with sugar mixture. Arrange in a greased 9-in. round baking pan.
  • 2. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately invert onto a wire rack. In a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar and lemon juice until smooth; drizzle over coffee cake. Serve warm. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 pieces equals 175 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.