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Easy Coffee Cake

This from-scratch coffee cake is quick to put together, and it easily serves a crowd. While it's delicious with peach or apricot pie filling, I like to make it with cherry or strawberry filling during the holidays.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 can (21 ounces) peach pie filling
  • ICING:
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, salt and baking powder; add to creamed mixture and beat just until combined.
  • Spread 3-3/4 cups batter into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Carefully spoon pie filling to within 1 in. of edges. Spoon remaining batter over filling.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (cover loosely with foil if edges brown too quickly). Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, extract and enough milk to achieve desired consistency. Drizzle over coffee cake.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 289 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • kredhead
    Apr 10, 2020

    Used 1 cup of almond flour, sliced almonds, blueberry pie filling. Yummo.

  • lvarner
    Aug 27, 2016

    I have made this twice and it turned out well both times. The first time that I made it, it was thinner than I prefer so next time I made it in a 13x9x2-inch pan and baked for approximately 30 minutes, which worked well. I also varied the second one by using cherry pie filling rather than peach. I lvoe that the flavor can be changed by simply altering the type of pie filling used. This tasted so good and was very pretty. Next time I will try sprinkling some almonds on top (which I think will go well with the almond extract used in the icing)!

  • 2lakes
    Apr 16, 2014

    This is great! I can't wait to try it with other flavors.

  • funny2
    Jul 28, 2013

    this is so easy and a very good coffee cake.

  • Ashaline
    Jan 14, 2013

    You could not ask for a better coffee cake. It is scrumptious!

  • jbielinski
    May 13, 2012

    There is NO way this is done in 20-25 minues! I baked it for approx 35 minutes, and my oven is dead on!

  • mrs_h
    Jul 20, 2011

    I usually don't like canned fillings, but this was amazing! I can't believe how easy it was to make too. The flavor gets even better after it sits a day.

  • hatch1536
    Oct 17, 2010

    instead of peach pie filling i used peach slices and some homemade peach jam. it was a hit!

  • linsvin
    Dec 26, 2009

    This was a breeze to put together on Christmas morning. I subbed cherry pie filling for the festive look. I loved the coffee cake was made in a large 15x10 pan. Perfect for serving alot of guests.