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Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Ratna Sharma | September 30, 2021
Cinnamon Coffee Cake

A tea time cake combining the aromatic flavours of cinnamon and coffee, this recipe is a must have for every home baker. It is simple and easy to make. And this makes it a favourite among kids and adults alike. It can be made a couple of days in advance and kept in an airtight container.


For the cinnamon coffee filling

Brown sugar – 30 gms

Cinnamon powder – ½ tsp

Coffee powder – ½ tbsp

For the vanilla cake 

Unsalted butter – 100 gms

Vanilla extract – 1 tsp

Eggs – 2 large

Flour – 165 gms

Milk – 1/4 cup

Baking soda – 1/4 tsp

Baking powder – 1/4 tsp

For the glaze

Icing sugar – ½ cup

Coffee powder – 1/4 tsp

Milk – 2 tbsps

For the topping

Butter – 30 gms; molten


  1. Mix the sugar and cinnamon together and keep aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  3. Line and butter an eight-inch loaf pan.
  4. Beat the butter and sugar till the butter is light and fluffy.
  5. Add the vanilla extract.
  6. Add the eggs one by one, beating well after each addition.
  7. Fold in the flour, one spoon at a time, alternating it with a spoon of milk.
  8. Pour half the batter in the pan.
  9. Sprinkle the coffee powder and half of the cinnamon and brown sugar mixture evenly on the batter.
  10. Cover with the rest of the cake batter.
  11. Top this with the rest of the sugar mixture.
  12. Drizzle the molten butter on top.
  13. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 30 to 35 mins or until a tooth pick inserted in it comes out clean.
  14. Let the cake sit in the pan. Remove when cool.
  15. Whip up the icing sugar with the coffee and milk.
  16. Drizzle all over the cake.

Keep sufficient servings of this cake always in your larder. It always comes in handy when one has unexpected guests,  or when the kids are around.

Ratna Sharma

A homemaker based in Delhi, Ratna developed a love for baking about ten years back and ever since then has tried her hand at all kinds of cakes, breads and desserts. What started as a hobby soon turned into a business as she kept getting orders from within her friend circle. Word spread, and this home baker now runs her own bakery which is well known as – ‘Desserts et All’

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meenakshi sarda
meenakshi sarda
2 years ago

Wow ! Shall try soon Keep it up!

Neharika Neeraj
Neharika Neeraj
2 years ago

I love it

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