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Buttermilk Coffee Cake
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5 from 10 votes

Buttermilk Coffee Cake

This Buttermilk Coffee Cake is absolutely amazing. This delicious buttermilk cake has a nutty streusel topping. This cake is perfect for get togethers, brunch or dessert. It is also a fabulous gift idea.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: desert
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: buttermilk coffee cake
Servings: 12
Author: Jill



  • 2 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 Cup white sugar
  • 1 TSP cinnamon
  • 3/4 Cup canola oil
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 TSP baking powder
  • 1 TSP baking soda
  • 1 Cup walnuts chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 350° F and place a rack in the center of the oven.
  • Lightly grease a 9"x13" baking pan and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, granulated white sugar, and cinnamon; then add oil.
  • In a separate bowl take 3/4 cup of the flour mixture and add chopped nuts, set aside (for streusel topping).
  • Next, stir in baking powder and baking soda.
  • Mix in buttermilk and egg until just well incorporated.
  • Pour batter into baking pan and sprinkle with reserved streusel topping.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Set aside for the cake to cool down for 5-10 minutes.
  • Cut, serve and enjoy!!!