Country Lemon Coffee Cake

Country Lemon Coffee Cake

Courtesy of Mr. Food Test Kitchen 12 Servings • 15 Min. Prep Time • 30 Min. Cook Time • 8 Hr. Chill Time


2 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. granulated sugar
1 c. packed brown sugar, divided
2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
3/4 c. (1-1/2 sticks) butter, melted
1 c. milk
1 tsp. lemon extract
zest of 1 lemon
2 large eggs
1/2 c. chopped pecans


1. Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray then flour.

2. In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, butter, milk, lemon extract, zest, and eggs. Beat until well combined; pour into prepared baking dish then cover and chill at least 8 hours, or overnight.

3. Preheat oven to 350°F.

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

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