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Kate Smith Coffee Cake


  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup bran flakes, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup bran flakes, crushed


  • 1. In a bowl, combine egg, butter and milk. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; stir into batter. Add bran flakes. Spread into a greased 8-in. round ovenproof skillet or 8-in. baking pan. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 375° until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 18-22 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 253 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 406mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


Average Rating:
  • FriedaG
    Mar 17, 2007

    I've been making this delicious old-fashioned coffee cake for over ten years now, since I found it in Reminisce magazine. My mother says it is very similar to one that her mother made. Maybe she got her recipe from Kate Smith's original cookbook -- the timing would be about right.

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