Half eaten slice of a Pumpkin Coffee Cake on a small plate with a fork, another slice on another plate in the orner and the rest of the cake in the background
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Pumpkin Coffee Cake

This Pumpkin Coffee Cake is simple yet very festive. Really easy to make and perfect to enjoy during the holidays | imagelicious.com #coffeecake #pumpkin #cranberries #holidays
This recipe is adapted from Cranberry-Walnut Pumpkin Coffeecake recipe from "A Harvest of Pumpkins and Squashes" cookbook by Lou Seibert Pappas.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, pumpkin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 288kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Butter and flour a 9-inch cake pan. I like using a springform. I also like to line the bottom with parchment paper.
  • In a big bowl, whisk together the eggs, white sugar, brown sugar, vegetable oil, buttermilk (or kefir), and pumpkin purée until very smooth.
  • Add the frozen cranberries, 2/3 cup of chopped pecans and mix until well combined.
  • In another medium bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, ground almonds, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ground ginger, and ground cloves.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture and mix just until incorporated. Make sure to NOT over mix. If there's a bit of flour visible, it's ok to leave it. 
    Over mixing will result in tough and gummy cake.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth out the top.
  • Sprinkle the remaining 1/3 cup of chopped pecans over the cake.
  • Sprinkle turbinado sugar over the cake.
  • Bake for about 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.

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Notes

  • In my oven this Pumpkin Coffee Cake always takes 1 hour and 15 minutes. If your oven runs hotter, it might take 55-60 minutes. So, make sure to start checking for doneness around 55 minute mark.

Nutrition

Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 3250IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1.5mg