Friday, February 5, 2016

Watch It Disappear Coffee Cake

This is one of the best breakfast cakes. It's rich, moist and delicious. Serve warm from the oven and watch it disappear!

Pineapple and Cardamom Coffee Cake with Coconut Macadamia Streusel

Serves 8

1½ cups all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon cardamom
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream
2 eggs
1 cup pineapple, chopped
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
¼ cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter, cut into chunks
¼ cup shredded coconut
¼ cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom and salt. 
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk sour cream with eggs, whisk until well blended, add pineapple. Add pineapple mixture to flour mixture and stir until fully incorporated. Transfer batter into a lightly oiled 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan. 
  4. In a small bowl, combine flour and sugar, add chunks of butter and blend using your fingers until streusel crumbles. Add coconut. Sprinkle evenly over cake, top with chopped macadamia nuts. 
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until light brown. Serve immediately.