Glazed Coffee Cake Recipe

Glazed Cardamom Coffee Cake

You’ll want to linger a little longer over coffee to munch every morsel of this cardamom-spiced coffee cake.

20 min. prep time
16 servings
151 Rating



1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon ground cardamom


1 cup sugar
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sour cream
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda


3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® pan or 10-inch angel food cake (tube) pan; set aside.

Combine all filling ingredients in bowl; set aside.

Combine sugar, 3/4 cup butter, eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add all remaining cake ingredients. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

Spoon half of batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle filling over batter; spoon remaining batter over filling. Bake 45-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.

Combine powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and enough half & half for desired glazing consistency in bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 230

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 250mg

Carbohydrates: 36g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #9905©2008Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Cardamom is way underrated. This is a great cake, and well worth the price of the spice. The batter was very thick. I added 1/2 tsp of cardamom to the batter so the flavor wouldn't all be in the streusel, but I'm not sure that was necessary.

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