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4.85 from 13 votes

Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake

The delicious combination of walnuts and cinnamon make this the perfect coffee cake.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamon walnut cake, easy fall cake, walnut cake
Servings: 18 slices
Calories: 272kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 3/4 cup sugar (155 grams)
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts (80 grams)
  • 3 cups flour (450 grams)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter (153 grams)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar (257 grams)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups greek yogurt (365 grams)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla


  • Pre-heat oven to 350° (180° celsius), grease a 10" (4 liter) tube pan.
  • In a small bowl combine topping ingredients and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl with a whisk combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a large bowl cream butter and sugar at medium speed until fluffy, add eggs, one at a time, beating until light and creamy.
  • Add dry ingredients alternately with the greek yogurt and vanilla to the creamed mixture, mix with a wooden spoon until smooth.
  • Spread half the batter in the prepared tube pan, spoon 3/4 of the topping over batter. Cover with remaining batter and top with remaining topping.
  • Bake for approximately 60-65 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. After 50 minutes if it is not done but is becoming too brown cover with foil until baked. Cool. Enjoy!


Calories: 272kcal