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Nana's Traditional Coffee Cake

A gorgeous gooey coffee cake straight from Nana's cookery book.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake, Coffee, Grannies coffee cake, Tasty
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 360kcal
Author: Pauline Loughlin


  • Oven
  • Mixer
  • Cup
  • Large Bowl


  • 4 cups All purpose flour
  • 2 cups Packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 cups Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups Butter milk
  • 2 tbsp Cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 175 C (350 F). In a larger sized bowl, mix the flour, granulated sugar, salt, brown sugar and nutmeg until there are no lumps left. Mix in the vegetable oil. Keep one half of vegetable oil for topping and set aside.
  • Into the mixture, stir in the baking soda, buttermilk, eggs and cinnamon to the topping. Spread the batter in a greased pan and sprinkle with the topping, Bake or 45 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean


Calories: 360kcal