Delicious Skillet Coffee Cake Recipe

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Delicious Skillet Coffee Cake Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 06, 2024

Indulge in the warm, comforting flavors of a homemade skillet coffee cake with this easy-to-follow recipe. This sweet treat is perfect for breakfast or as a dessert paired with a cup of coffee. The combination of cinnamon, sugar, and buttery crumb topping will have your taste buds singing.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a 10-inch cast iron skillet.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter, sour cream, milk, eggs, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  3. In a separate small bowl, mix together brown sugar and cinnamon for the topping.
  4. Pour half of the batter into the prepared skillet and sprinkle half of the cinnamon sugar mixture on top. Repeat with the remaining batter and topping mixture.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the coffee cake cool slightly before serving. Enjoy warm with a cup of coffee or tea.

Interesting Facts

  • Using a cast iron skillet gives the coffee cake a rustic, homemade touch.
  • You can customize the toppings by adding nuts or dried fruits to the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Leftover coffee cake can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.