06 April 2016

Coffee Cake in a Jiffy

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Welcome to the April edition of #FoodieExtravaganza where we celebrate food holidays, such as National Coffee Cake Day, which is officially April 7.  You will have time to try this cake before taking it to work to celebrate!

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This cake has the delightful Jiffy cake mix as its base.  I love Jiffy mixes because of the size and the simplicity of the preparation.  This coffee cake is easy, too!  I'd love to hear of your favorite Jiffy mixes and recipes!

Coffee Cake 2

So simple, so good!

Coffee Cake in a Jiffy

by Terri Steffes
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Ingredients (9 servings)
  • For the cake:
  • 1 box Jiffy yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 c applesauce
  • 1/2 c dry oatmeal
  • 1/4 c water or milk
  • For the topping
  • 4 T brown sugar
  • 3 T butter
  • 1/2 c nuts (I used walnuts)
  • 1/8 t allspice
  • 1/8 t nutmeg
  • 1/2 t cinnamon
Instructions
Prepare an 8 by 8 inch square cake pan with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350. Prepare cake by stirring together the cake mix, oats, egg, applesauce and water. Beat until well mixed. Pour into prepared pan.
To make the topping: melt butter in a small skillet. Add brown sugar, nuts and spices. Stir until brown sugar is melted. Pour over the cake top.
Bake cake for 20-23 minutes, until golden brown. Cool slightly, then serve.
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It's Foodie Extravaganza Day and this month's theme is Coffee Cake with Caroline from Caroline's Cooking is hosting What is Foodie Extravaganza? It's when a group of bloggers get together and make a recipe using one main ingredient. Where do we get the ingredient? We look at The Nibble and pick something off of their list. Croissants are actually celebrated on January 30th, but it's in January, so it's fair game. You can check out our group Pinterest board for past recipes. If you're a blogger, you can join along with us by requesting to join on our Facebook page. Now, on to the goodness being shared this month:

These are all top notch bakers in the world of blogging!  Go and check out their baking wonderfulness!  Happy Coffee Cake eating!