Candy Bar Coffee Cake
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 Heath candy bars (1.4 ounces each), crushed
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- In a large bowl, combine flour and sugars; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside 1/2 cup for topping. To the remaining crumb mixture, add baking soda and salt. Beat egg, buttermilk and vanilla; add to the crumb mixture and mix well. Pour into a greased 11x7-in. baking pan. Combine candy bars, pecans and reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over the top. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 414 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 505mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
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Jul 16, 2010
I made this as an entry for quick coffeecake at the Northern Wis Dist Fair. It turned out well, level with a nice texture. Judge thought so too as gave it blue ribbon and then one of three outstanding exhibits. My family liked flavor and I used only 2 candy bars.