Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

Wake up and smell the coffee as you enjoy making a cream cheese coffee cake recipe that will fill your ‘heart with its goodness. A cream cheese coffee cake recipe is perfect for breakfast or a snack. The cream cheese filling makes the cake moist and delicious.

You will love this cream cheese coffee cake due to its flavor and creaminess. The best cheese to use for this cake is cream cheese as it will add creaminess and flavor to the cake. The coffee will also compliment the cream cheese flavor.

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe – Option 1

In this recipe, you will need:

For the cake

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Nutmeg

For the frosting

  • 1 egg
  • 8-ounce cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup white sugar

Directions:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2

Grease and flour a 13×18 inch jelly roll pan.

Step 3

In a large bowl mix together cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Beat in butter. Combine flour baking powder and soda cinnamon and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture alternately with mixing just until blended after each addition.

Step 4

Pour batter into prepared pan spread evenly.

Step 5

Bake for 25 minutes cool cake before frosting

Step 6: Frosting

Combine cream cheese, white sugar, vanilla extract, and egg to make spreading consistency.

This cream cheese coffee cake can be stored in an airtight container for up to four days. If you want to freeze the cake, wrap it tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap and place it in a freezer-safe bag. It will keep for up to two months.

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Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe – Option 2

Ingredients:

For the cake

  • 1 Cake mix
  • 8-ounce cream cheese softened
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract

For the filling

  • 8-ounce cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2

Grease and flour one 13×18 inch baking pan. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, cream cheese eggs, butter, and vanilla extract until well blended.

Step 3

Pour batter into prepared pan.

Step 4

For the filling, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar together in a medium bowl until smooth. Add milk, beat until desired consistency is achieved. Set aside. Spoon cream cheese mixture over the batter and swirl with a knife to create a marbled effect.

Step 5

Bake in preheated oven for 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown on top and tester inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 6

The cream cheese filling will make the cake moist, creamy, and delicious. The creaminess of the cream cheese compliments the creaminess of coffee.

Creamy Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe – Option 3

Ingredients:

For the cake

  • 1 Cake mix (plus ingredients needed to make cake)
  • 8-ounce Cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar

For the frosting

  • 8-ounce cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2

Grease and flour one 13×18 inch baking pan.

Step 3

In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar eggs, and the cake mix until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Step 4

Bake in preheated oven for 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown on top and tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool cake before frosting.

Step 5: Frosting

Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, and milk until smooth. Spread the frosting over the cake and enjoy it as dessert, or with a cup of tea or coffee.

How To Ensure Your Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Remains Moist?

What makes a coffee cake dry

Some people who have tried making the cream cheese coffee cake recipe have complained of a dry cake. How can you ensure your cake is moist and not dry?

  • The cream cheese coffee cake has a cream cheese filling. The creaminess of the cream cheese compliments the creaminess of coffee. The cream cheese filling will make your cake moist, creamy, and delicious.
  • To ensure that you have a moist creamy cake: use powdered sugar instead of regular sugar in the recipe; do not over mix the cream cheese mixture; do not over mix the cake batter.
  • If you want to make a creamier cheese coffee cake, use more cream cheese in the recipe or add more cream to your recipe. The extra cream will help keep your cake moist and delicious. If you are using a boxed mix, follow the instructions on how much oil to add.

Final Thoughts

Coffee cream cheese coffee cake is one of the best cream cheesecakes you will ever come across. Its smooth and moist cream cheese filling makes it the perfect coffee cake. It’s light and fluffy yet tastes creamier than any cream cheese you have ever tasted.

This cream cheese coffee cake recipe is one of those recipes that will please everyone. Whether you are looking for a breakfast treat, dessert, or just a sweet snack, this cream cheese coffee cake recipe is perfect for you. Try any one of our cream cheese coffee cake recipes and let us know how it went.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is cheese coffee cake good for?

You can store the cream cheese coffee cake in an airtight container for up to four days. If you want to freeze it, wrap it tightly with aluminium foil or plastic wrap  before placing it in a freezer-safe bag. It will be good for up to two months.

Can you freeze the cream cheese coffee cake?

Yes, cream cheese coffee cake can be frozen for up to two months. Wrap cream cheese coffee cake tightly with aluminium foil or plastic wrap and place it in a freezer-safe bag.

What makes a coffee cake dry?

A cream cheese coffee cake may become dry if you over mix the cream cheese mixture or over mix the batter. The cream cheese filling will make the cake moist, creamy and delicious.

How to make the cream cheese filling for coffee cake?

To make the cream cheese filling for cream cheese coffee cake, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar together in a medium bowl until smooth. Add milk or cream, beat until desired consistency is achieved. Spread over batter and swirl into the cake.

How much cream cheese do I add to make a moist coffee cake?

The creaminess of the cream cheese compliments the creaminess of coffee. The cream cheese filling will make your cake moist, creamy and delicious. To ensure that you have a moist creamy cake: use powdered sugar instead of regular sugar in the recipe; do not over mix the cream cheese mixture; do not over mix the cake batter.

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Ingredients
  

For the cake

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

For the frosting

  • 1 egg
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup white sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Grease and flour a 13x18 inch jelly roll pan.
  • In a large bowl mix together cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Beat in butter. Combine flour baking powder and soda cinnamon and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture alternately with mixing just until blended after each addition.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan spread evenly.
  • Bake for 25 minutes cool cake before frosting.
  • Combine cream cheese, white sugar, vanilla extract, and egg to make spreading consistency.

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