This Gingerbread Coffee Cake is the perfect holiday breakfast, weekend brunch or special dessert. Enjoy this warm and wonderfully spiced cake topped with a delicious crumble topping!
If you love the rich spicy flavor of gingerbread for the holidays you are really going to enjoy this Gingerbread Coffee Cake With Crumb Topping.
It is the perfect partner for coffee, hot cocoa, or even a big glass of milk! Add it to your holiday dessert bar or simply share with your family and friends.
Soften the butter to room temperature before using to make it easier to blend with the other ingredients.
When measuring flour, spoon it into a dry measuring cup and level off the excess with the smooth edge of a butter knife.
If you want your cake a little thinner you can use an 11x7 or 9x13 instead of a 9x9 pan.
You can mix in chopped walnuts or pecans to the crumble topping to add some crunch to the coffee cake.
If you are a fan of Gingerbread recipes check out this Gingerbread Cream Cheese Dip and Gingerbread French Toast.
This delicious Gingerbread Coffee Cake recipe uses simple ingredients to make a delicious cake.
See printable recipe card below for specific measurements and complete instructions.
- all-purpose flour
- baking soda
- ground ginger
- ground cinnamon
- ground nutmeg
- ground cloves
- softened butter
- large egg
- apple juice
Crumble Topping Ingredients
- all-purpose flour
- brown sugar
- powdered sugar
- Ground cinnamon
- Ground ginger
- unsalted butter
How To Make Gingerbread Coffee Cake With Crumble Topping
Preheat oven to 350℉. Spray bottom and sides of a 9x9 pan.
Mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda, spices, and salt until well combined. A whisk blends it well.
Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, blend together the butter and molasses. Mix in apple juice and egg, just until blended. Add dry ingredients in three different batches until completely incorporated.
Pour mixture into prepared pan and smooth with a spatula until it's even.
In a separate bowl mix up all the topping ingredients and sprinkle over the top of the batter.
Bake for 35-40 minutes until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Let coffee cake cool slightly before serving.
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What Readers Are Saying About This Gingerbread Coffee Cake Recipe on Pinterest.
"So amazing! Would definitely recommend and make again! Made the house smell so wonderful!" - KeenaS
"Made this today and it was SO good!!!"- DaPond
"I made this cake for a family Christmas gathering. It was yummy, and easy to make!" -Brandi243
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Gingerbread Coffee Cake With Crumble Topping
- 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 6 Tablespoons softened butter
- ½ cup molasses
- 1 large egg
- ⅔ cup apple juice
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup brown sugar
- ½ cup powdered sugar
- ½ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon Ground ginger
- 4 Tablespoons melted butter, unsalted
- Preheat oven to 350℉.
- Spray bottom and sides of a 9×9 pan.
- Mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda, spices, and salt until well combined. A whisk blends it well.
- Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, blend together the butter and molasses.
- Mix in apple juice and egg, just until blended.
- Add dry ingredients in three different batches until completely incorporated.
- Pour mixture into prepared pan and smooth with a spatula until it’s even.
- In a separate bowl mix up all the topping ingredients and sprinkle over the top of the batter.
- Bake for 35-40 minutes until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Sunday 18th of December 2022
The recipe is awesome!
Sunday 17th of February 2019
This is a really good cake made it 2 times in a week. Barely got a piece the 1st time so I made it again. Gonna try it with cream cheese frosting.
Sunday 10th of February 2019
This is a moist cake and very delicious. Made for luncheon and was completely gone.
Monday 11th of February 2019
Thank you for commenting! So glad you enjoyed it!