Now, that is a title. In this case, I really think you need every bit of it to convey all of the delicious components. It’s not just a coffee cake. Not even close.
I gravitate toward the simpler recipes. As much as I love to bake, I don’t really want to spend hours on end doing it. My first reaction after reading through this recipe was that it sounded like it was far too involved for a coffee cake. You’ll use many, many bowls and measuring cups, not to mention using just about every electric appliance in your kitchen. Rest assured that it is not difficult to make. It is a bit more time-consuming, but I do believe it is worth every minute.
This recipe is from Carole Walter’s Great Coffee Cakes, Sticky Buns, Muffins & More. For those of you who like these kinds of baked goods, I think this cookbook is a must have. This is my first recipe to try from this book, and, judging by all the tabs sticking out of it, I am sure it will not be my last.
This is one of the very best coffee cakes I’ve ever had. Of course, I’m a huge fan of chocolate and pecans. Plus, it doesn’t hurt to add in some cinnamon, too. Combine a few of my favorite things, incorporate them into a wonderfully delicious cake, and I couldn’t be happier.