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Coffee Cake

Super easy cinnamon coffee cake on a blue plate with fork

Super Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Super Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake ~ a soft pillowy cake with a simple flavor profile and a retro vibe (no one will guess it starts with a boxed mix!)…

Dutch Apple Cake being sliced

Dutch Apple Cake

Every bite of this Dutch Apple Cake is sweet and juicy thanks to layers of thinly sliced Honeycrisps, baked up in a no fail batter with a touch of spice.  This easy coffee cake has a nice crisp sugary…

Glazed Old Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnut Bundt Cake

Glazed Old Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnut Bundt Cake ~ this cake knocked our socks off, you have to try it.  It tastes just like those glazed old fashioned doughnuts, you know the ones…only this one is mega-sized, in a bundt…

apple walnut zucchini bread

Apple Walnut Zucchini Bread

Apple Walnut Zucchini Bread ~ if you could pack late summer/early fall into a bundt pan and bake it up, this is what you’d get, a moist cake loaded with shredded zucchini, crunchy walnuts, and chunks of tart Granny…

A piece of plum blitz kuchen cake on a blue and white plate with fork

Plum Blitz Kuchen

Plum Blitz Kuchen, or ‘lightning cake’ is a vintage German snacking cake recipe from the 1931 edition of Joy of Cooking.  It’s a quick and easy, as the name suggests, and really delicious for breakfast, brunch, coffee break or…

A slice of peaches and cream breakfast cake with whipped cream

Peaches and Cream Breakfast Cake

Peaches and Cream Breakfast Cake ~ a from scratch peach coffee cake loaded with chunks of fresh fruit for a light but indulgent start to the day.  Use white or yellow peaches for this easy peach cake that’s equally…

Girl holding a slice of Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

The first words out of my daughter’s mouth after she took a bite of this Strawberry Buttermilk Cake?  “Wow ~ this is the best cake I’ve ever had!”  She’s right, this cake is a keeper.  The crust is crisp…

Sour Cherry Almond Bars

Sour Cherry Almond Bars ~ these brown sugar and oatmeal cherry almond bars are officially my new favorite sweet snack!  The cherries are nice and tart, the almond scented crumble dough is chewy and butterscotch-y ~ these are a…

Blueberry Poppy Seed Squares

Blueberry Poppy Seed Squares, a unique coffee cake in the Eastern European tradition ~ it’s packed with fresh blueberries and crunchy poppy seeds on a buttery shortbread crust.  This is one unforgettable snack cake!…

Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake ~ A tender lightly spiced gingerbread cake iced with a thin sugar glaze ~ this delicious cake is guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit.…

What to Bake Now: Bundt Cakes

What to Bake Now: Bundt Cakes ~ what’s not to love about a bundt?  They’re homey, easy to throw together, pretty enough for company, and so darned delicious.  Here are the 25+ best bundt cakes for fall, plus some…

Apple Cider Doughnut Cake

Apple Cider Doughnut Cake ~ a warm cinnamon apple bundt cake that tastes just like Fall’s iconic apple cider doughnuts.  It’s basically everything you love about the season, baked up in a pan.…

Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze ~ this one bowl recipe makes the Southern classic cake so much easier but every bit as delicious.

Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze ~ this one bowl recipe makes the Southern classic cake so much easier  ~ but don’t worry, it’s every bit as decadently delicious!…

Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake is a mile high crumb cake with a delicate fresh lemon flavor, it's made with my special lemon infused sugar ~ an easy technique for punching up the citrus flavor in your favorite recipes!

Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake

Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake is a mile high coffee cake with a delicate fresh lemon flavor, it’s made with my special lemon infused sugar ~ an easy technique for punching up the citrus flavor in your favorite recipes!…

Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread

Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread (with cream cheese frosting!)  Imagine it…no waiting in line…no worry about getting the mangy looking slice at the back of the case…no sad face after taking your last bite ~ because you’ve got…

Gingerbread Crumb Cake ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Gingerbread Crumb Cake

Gingerbread Crumb Cake is a warm spiced coffee cake made super moist and tender with molasses and sour cream ~ it’s the perfect way to start a chilly morning, or treat your overnight guests during the holidays!…

Death By Chocolate Zucchini Cake ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Death By Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Beware ~ this Death by Chocolate Zucchini Bread is addicting in the worst way.  It’s shamelessly all about the (bittersweet) chocolate, with a bunch of fresh zucchini thrown in to keep it legal.  If you’re planning to make it for…

Bourbon Banana Bread | The View from Great Island

Bourbon Banana Bread

Plain old banana bread gets a makeover and, va-va-voom, Bourbon Banana Bread is in the house —  extra moist and definitely decadent, but still welcome at the breakfast table.…

Tall and luxurious golden yellow Pumpkin Crumb Cake

The Best Pumpkin Crumb Cake

My favorite Pumpkin Crumb Cake is a classic fall coffee cake enriched with pumpkin and perfectly spiced.  It has become a holiday breakfast tradition in our house! Wow, I sensed from the aroma coming out of my oven that…

Glazed Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake

Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake

Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake…can’t you just taste it now? It’s packed to the gills with the essence of fresh grapefruit and positively loaded with poppy seeds. That’s white grapefruit, by the way, the most under appreciated citrus fruit.  Those…

New York Style Crumb Cake

Cardamom Crumb Cake

Cardamom Crumb Cake ~ this moist and pillowy New York style crumb cake takes coffee cake to a whole new level with the subtle warmth of cardamom. I grew up in a suburb just outside New York City, and…

Irish Apple Cale

Authentic Irish Apple Cake

This is an authentic old fashioned Irish apple cake, the kind that would be made throughout the apple harvest season all over Ireland, where every farmhouse has its own prized version of the recipe.…

Banana Walnut Bread with Nutmeg Glaze

I had a bit of bad luck with the gorgeous banana walnut bread.  It wouldn’t pop out of the bundt pan.  Even though I greased it, I cooled it, I ran a small knife around all the edges, I…

Pear Gingerbread Crumb Cake

Pear Gingerbread Crumb Cake ~ a lightly spiced shortbread based coffee cake that celebrates the flavors of the season.…

Blood Orange Pound Cake

This Blood Orange Pound Cake has a moist and tender crumb and a gorgeous pink glaze thanks to some fresh squeezed blood orange juice!…

Almond Lovers Amaretto Poppy Seed Cake

Almond Lovers Amaretto Poppy Seed Cake ~ If you love almond flavor, this is the moist coffee cake of your dreams with 4 layers of lovely almond flavor baked right in. Every once in a while I can’t decide…

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

This Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake is a coffee cake of epic proportions, rich with sour cream, nuts, and chocolate.  It’s perfect for fall mornings and special occasions.…

Tangerine Poppy Seed Cake

This Tangerine Poppy Seed Cake is love at first bite.  It’s moist and citrusy, and the poppy seeds give it this amazing light crunchy texture.  Then there’s the glaze, it’s sweet and tangy.  And best of all, this cake…