Pecan Coffee Cake

Pecan Coffee Cake – More Than Just A Cake

For all coffee or cake lovers. This is what you are looking for. Our pecan coffee cake has the refined aromatic punch of freshly ground Colombian coffee paired with the perfect fluffy texture of a classic sponge cake. Just sit, relax and take a bite. You’ll find peace with it.

Pecan Coffee Cake

Pecan Coffee Cake
No matter if you want to enjoy it alone or invite some friends. The Pecan Coffee Cake is simply delicious and so satisfying. In the following article, you’ll find our special recipe. Have fun reading and trying it out!
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Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Type: Cakes
Cuisine: American
Keywords: Cake, Cinnamon, Coffee, Nuts, Pecan
Servings: 8 people
Kalorien: 529kcal


  • 200 g soft butter
  • 200 g powdered sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g grated pecan nuts
  • 15 piece pecan nuts
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 250 g flour
  • 1 pack of baking powder
  • 100 ml cold Colombian coffee
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. water


  • Beat the butter, powdered sugar and eggs until frothy
  • Then mix in the cinnamon and the grated nuts
  • Mix in sips with the coffee
  • Then mix the flour with the baking powder and sieve over it
  • Pour the batter into a greased baking pan
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for about 50 minutes
  • After baking, let the cake cool in the tin for about 10 minutes and then carefully tip out of the tin
  • Dilute the maple syrup with warm water and spread it on the still-warm cake
  • Let this dry briefly and then spread the whole pecans on top


Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 33g | Sugar: 26g | Iron: 2mg
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Tips For The Preparation

The baking time can vary depending on the stove. Always do a stick test, then you know when the pecan coffee cake is ready. Instead of water, you can dilute the maple syrup with rum. You can also use different nuts for a divergent flavour.

General Information Of The Recipe

The pecan coffee cake tastes best fresh. You’ll get a perfect combination if you eat it while drinking a cup of hot coffee. As a variation, you can also add 1 tablespoon of cocoa. Cocoa and nuts go wonderfully together.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do if the pecan coffee cake cannot be removed from the mould?

You can line the mould with breadcrumbs after greasing it, so the cake comes out of the mould more easily. Or you don’t have a silicone baking pan.

What can I do if my dough won’t rise?

Separate the egg into yolks and whites. Beat the egg whites very stiffly and lift them loosely under the dough at the end. This gives the dough volume and lightness.

What to do if my dough is still soggy inside?

Every oven bakes differently. Try reducing the temperature a bit, but increase the baking time to 60 minutes. Then leave to stand in the switched-off oven for about 10 minutes. Cover with baking paper if necessary.

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