Friday, May 25, 2012

Gluten Free Friday ~ Cinnamon Bundt Coffee Cake

 Coffee cake is the number one requested birthday breakfast around here (with bacon, of course), and I've already posted a recipe for one version here a while back.  That one came from my friend Sara, and has lots of cut butter in the batter, so it is, of course, delicious.  This one is slightly different, and works nicely in a bundt pan, so I've tried it out a few times recently, and there have been no complaints.  But.....ICING and a CINNAMON BROWN SUGAR ribbon.  Who can complain when those items are involved?
A couple of people have emailed me recently about coffee cake recipes as well, so it seemed a good time to post one.  I hope you will enjoy!

Cinnamon Bundt Coffee Cake

2 cups GF flour mix
1 cup sugar
2 tsp xanthan gum
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup canola oil
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup buttermilk (or milk soured with vinegar)

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Ribbon

1 cup brown sugar
4 tsp cinnamon


1 1/4 - 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 Tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla


Sift together all dry ingredients for cake.  In a separate bowl whisk together butter, oil, eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk/soured milk.  Pour liquid ingredients into dry and stir until thoroughly combined.  In a third small bowl stir together brown sugar and cinnamon for the "ribbon."  In a greased bundt pan, pour and/or spread half of the cake batter.  Sprinkle the brown sugar/cinnamon mixture on top of the batter in the pan evenly.  (see first photo) Pour/spread rest of batter on top of brown sugar/cinnamon.  Bake at 325° for 50 minutes.  While cake is baking, make the icing by whisking together powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla.  Add more milk or powdered sugar depending on the consistency.  When cake has cooled drizzle icing back and forth around the rounded tops of the bundt cake. (The slices in the photo do not have the icing drizzle on them!)


Cinnamon said...

That sounds and looks delicious. I will have to try this out soon!

Thank you for sharing your yummies here :-)


Melanie said...

Thank you, Cinnamon! Hope you are well!

Angie said...

On Christmas Eve I made a coffee cake that didn't turn out right. I had one hour until we had to leave. I hopped on line found your recipe and made it in light speed. It turned out perfectly and it was our birthday cake for Jesus! Thank you!
Nampa, Idaho

Melanie said...

Oh my goodness! That's so wonderful, Angie. Thanks so much for letting me know! Hope you and yours had a wonderful Christmas.