Raisin Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.


15 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
Folks will be lining up in your kitchen while this coffee cake is baking, and then they'll come back for more once they've tasted it! Along with awesome aroma and flavor, the fruity treat is light and tender, and sure to be a hit whenever you serve it.


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup raisins


  1. In a bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside.
  2. In another bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in raisins. Spread half of the batter into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with half of the crumb mixture. Carefully spread with remaining batter and sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture.
  4. Bake at 350° until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 35-40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 421 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 339mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.