From an assortment of cake recipes we have chosen coffee cake for you. Pamper the taste buds of your father by preparing coffee cake for him on the occasion of Fathers Day

Coffee Cake Recipe

The very mention of a coffee cake induces us to imagine a rich and fully flavored cake to enjoy anytime you crave for a sweet. Although it is called a 'coffee cake', it does not usually contain coffee. Wondering why named coffee cake then? It is because of the way the cake is eaten, with a cup of coffee. Prepared from similar ingredients with a difference of some contents, coffee cake can be given different tastes and flavors. With Father's Day drawing closer, you would obviously want to honor and respect your father to the fullest. You would want to express your love and affection for him which usually lies embedded somewhere in your heart. Amuse your dad with a delicious and scrumptious slice of coffee cake prepared by you at home. Given here are two recipes to choose from. Read on.

Recipe 1

  • 1 cup packed Brown Sugar
  • 2/3 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp ground Cinnamon
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 1 cup White Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 cup fresh Blueberries
  • ¼ cup Confectioners' Sugar (for dusting)
  • Heat oven to 350 °F. Grease a baking pan with cooking spray.
  • To prepare the topping, mix 1 brown cup sugar, 2/3 cup flour, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
  • Cut in ½ cup butter and mix until you get a crumbly mixture. Set aside.
  • For the cake, beat ½ cup butter in a large mixing bowl until creamy.
  • Add 1 cup white sugar, and beat until fluffy.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla extract.
  • Sift 2 cups flour, baking powder, and salt together.
  • Add to the creamed mixture, alternating with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • Spread half of the batter in the prepared pan.
  • Cover with berries, and add the remaining batter by tablespoons.
  • Spread the topping evenly.
  • Bake at 350 °F for 55 to 60 minutes, or until deep golden brown.
  • Remove from the pan onto a wire rack and cool.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
  • Slice and serve.
Recipe 2

  • 2 tbsp All-purpose Flour
  • ¼ cup packed Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp cold Butter or Margarine
  • ¼ cup finely chopped Hazelnuts
  • 1 (1 ounce) square Semisweet Chocolate
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • ¼ cup Butter or Margarine (softened)
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • Mix together 2 tbsp flour and ¼ cup brown sugar in a small bowl.
  • Cut in 2 tbsp butter and mix until crumbly.
  • Stir in hazelnuts and set aside.
  • Melt chocolate in a small saucepan on low flame, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat and stir continuously until it cools.
  • Sift flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add sour cream, butter, and egg. Beat until thoroughly mixed.
  • Separate 1 cup of the batter and mix in melted chocolate.
  • Pour the remaining batter in a greased 8-inch square baking dish.
  • Spread the chocolate batter on top.
  • Swirl the batters with a knife.
  • Sprinkle the nut topping and bake at 350 °F for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove and cool on a wire rack.