Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Make this the night before and you can enjoy warm coffee cake for breakfast!

Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake


8 x 8-inch pan

Prep Time


Bake Time

35 to 45 minutes

Rise Time

30 to 45 minutes

Total Time

1 hour, 45 minutes

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  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 (2-1/4 tsp.) packet Fleischmann’s® RapidRise® Instant Yeast
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Streusel Topping
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter OR margarine
  • Frosting
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Combine 1 cup flour, dry yeast, sugar and salt in a large mixer bowl and stir until blended. Combine water and oil in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH in 15 second increments until very warm but not hot to the touch (120° to 130°F). Add to flour mixture with the egg and vanilla.
  2. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Add remaining 1 cup flour. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.
  3. Using a rubber spatula, spread dough in greased 8 x 8-inch pan. (Don’t worry if the dough isn’t even or filling the corners.) Cover with towel; let rise in warm place until doubled in size, about 30 to 45 minutes .
  4. While dough is rising, prepare Streusel Topping by mixing flour, sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two forks until very crumbly but with small pieces of butter still visible.
  5. Sprinkle topping over coffee cake. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 35 to 45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly on wire rack.
  6. For frosting, combine powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon milk and vanilla in a small bowl. Add an additional tablespoon of milk if needed, to get a slightly thin frosting. Drizzle over coffee cake.

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