Overnight Coffee Cake

Overnight Coffee Cake

(15 servings)    Printable Version
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar - divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon - divided
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter - melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
This recipe was submitted to the site over 10 years ago by a guy named "baseball27". It's received a handful of rave review since then, so I decided to try it myself (June 2013). It turned out moist and tasty. It's a sort of working man's coffee cake - no fancy flavors, just a great standard coffee cake that comes to life when you actually eat it with coffee. One important note: It took about 15 minutes longer to cook than the directions state. I baked it for 35 minutes, covered it loosely with foil (so the top wouldn't scorch or dry out) and baked it another 12 minutes. Overall: really good. For more coffee cake recipes, see my article Cuckoo For Coffee Cake: 18 Great Recipes.

Overnight Coffee Cake Recipe

How To Make An Overnight Coffee Cake

Coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and dust it lightly with flour. In a large bowl, combine the 2 cups flour, the baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, the butter, milk, and eggs. Beat until well combined; pour into the baking dish, then cover and chill for at least 8 hours, or overnight.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a small bowl, combine the remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon with the pecans. Sprinkle over the chilled batter and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cut, and serve warm.

Overnight Coffee Cake

Prepare the batter the night before for a delectable, fresh, and warm coffee cake for breakfast. This is perfect for a sweet wake-up call to overnight guests or anytime you want to treat yourself after sleeping in!

Mr Breakfast would like to thank baseball27 for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Overnight Coffee Cake?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 5 votes.

From L.S.
Rating (out of 5):  

I agree with all the other reviews, it was very moist and delicious. I did make a substitution but only because I didn't have enough brown sugar on hand. For the 1/2 cup Brown sugar that is mixed in to the batter, I substituted 1/4 cup Granulated sugar plus 1/4 cup Dark Karo syrup. It still turned out fantastic! I will make this again following the directions as given.

Comment submitted: 5/5/2013 (#15827)

From AJ Dean
Rating (out of 5):  

Better than the bakery! Or at least better than the coffee cakes at Meyers. Moe moist. The only change I made was adding 2 teaspoons of grated orange peel to the batter. Delicious!

Comment submitted: 10/10/2011 (#13009)

From Judy G.

I made this for Christmas Morning Breakfast & it was a huge hit!! everyone just loved it!! I will make this over & over again!!

Comment submitted: 1/1/2010 (#9348)

From Judy
Rating (out of 5):  

This was great. I served it to guest for breakfast with canteloupe and it was great.

Comment submitted: 5/22/2009 (#8152)

From IM
Rating (out of 5):  

It was so delicious, my husband and I ate it all in one day! Don't try it if you are on a diet and do not have A LOT of self-control :).

Comment submitted: 6/4/2008 (#5460)

From Jean H.
Rating (out of 5):  

It was absolutely delicious. It was so moist it fell apart.

Comment submitted: 8/18/2006 (#74)

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