Gingerbread Coffee Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Pleasantly spiced for the holidays, Gingerbread Coffee Cake is the BEST Brunch addition for the season.

Course: Baking, Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gingerbread Coffee Cake
Servings: 8 -10 servings
Calories: 685 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 1 1/2 cups plain fat free greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 cups all purpose flour I love Bob's Red Mill Organic All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 12 tablespoons butter at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dark molasses
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cashews
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt and baking soda. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Set aside.
  5. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time until thoroughly combined. Stir in the vanilla and molasses. Add the dry ingredients to the batter alternatively with the yogurt mixture until well combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the baking dish. Whisk together the nuts, sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the top of the cake.
  7. Bake for 40 -45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool for 20 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Coffee Cake
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 685 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 480mg21%
Potassium 515mg15%
Carbohydrates 107g36%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 68g76%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 640IU13%
Calcium 163mg16%
Iron 4.2mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.