Buttermilk Coffee Cake Recipe with Streusel

Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Buttermilk Coffee Cake with Crumb Streusel is an easy cake recipe that will quickly become a favorite! Add a sprinkling cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, or nuts to fit whatever flavor you're in the mood for.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 279kcal


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg (beaten)
  • 1 cup buttermilk (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Mix together the flour, salt, cinnamon, sugars and vegetable oil. Mix until crumbly. Scoop out 1 1/2 cups of the crumbs and set them aside.
  • To the remaining crumbs, add beaten egg, 1/2 cup buttermilk, baking powder and baking soda. Mix for 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining 1/2 cup buttermilk and beat for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Pour into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle the reserved crumbs over the top. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon if you'd like.
  • Bake for 38-40 minutes or until the center of the cake bounces back when you touch it.
  • Serve the cake warm.



The calories shown are based on the cake being cut into 15 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate.


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 94mg | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1.2mg