OVERNIGHT LEMON COUNTRY COFFEE CAKE

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15 min Prep
9 hr 10 min Total
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15 Servings

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Assembling coffee cake the night before allows you to enjoy oven-fresh sweet bread in the morning...without waking at the crack of dawn!


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 cup granulated sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 eggs
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 containers (6 oz each) Yoplait® Original yogurt lemon burst
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 1/3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Preparation
  1. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Beat butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on low speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add yogurt, lemon peel, flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; beat on low speed until smooth. Spread batter in pan. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 16 hours.
  2. In small resealable plastic bag, mix brown sugar, pecans and nutmeg. Refrigerate.
  3. When ready to bake, let coffee cake stand at room temperature while heating oven to 350°F. Uncover coffee cake; sprinkle with brown sugar mixture.
  4. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Serve warm.
Tips
  • You can bake the coffee cake right away. Just sprinkle it with the topping, and reduce the baking time to 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Serve with sliced honeydew and cantaloupe.
  • Make an orange version of this coffee cake with orange yogurt and grated orange peel.