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Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins

This Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake is so incredibly easy to make and you probably already have everything you need to make it! It is light enough for breakfast with your coffee, but decadent enough for a dessert in the evening. Once you make this once, you'll be making it all the time!

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Apple, Cake, Cinnamon, Comfort Food, Fruit
  • 1 1/2 c flour
  • 1 c sugar
  • 3 t baking powder
  • 1/4 c vegetable oil or butter
  • 2 eggs
  • splash milk
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 zest of lemon
  • 1 apple, peeled and coarsely chopped I used Granny Smith
  • 1/4 c brown sugar you may need less
  • 3 T cinnamon you may need less
  1. Preheat oven to 350. 

  2. Sift together flour, sugar and baking powder. Into a measuring cup, add oil and eggs. Fill the cup to 7/8 c full with milk.

  3. Pour wet ingredients into a well in the dry ingredients. Add vanilla and beat until well mixed. 

  4. Add grated lemon zest (approximately 1 lemon) and apple into batter. 

  5. Pour into baking dish (8" square). Sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon on top until lightly covered. Bake 30-35 minutes