Greek Yogurt Apple Coffee Cake - Washington Dairy

Greek Yogurt Apple Coffee Cake

9 servings | Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Brown Butter Apples

For the Coffee Cake Batter

For the Cinnamon Almond Topping

Need something cozy and delicious for breakfast on a cold, rainy morning?

This coffee cake from Top Chef Amateurs winner Danie Baker is light, fluffy, and bursting with flavor. Baking with Ellenos Greek Yogurt always results in flavorful, moist, and fluffy cakes! Did we mention this coffee cake is stuffed with apples sautéed in browned butter and tossed in allspice? You’re welcome. Perfect for holiday brunch!


Greek Yogurt Apple Coffee Cake

9 servings | Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Brown Butter Apples

  • 2 Tbsp Salted Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Allspice
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 Small Apples, small diced (about 1.5 cups of small diced apples)

For the Coffee Cake Batter

  • 1/2 cup Salted Butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 5 cups Flour
  • 5 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Ellenos Plain Unsweetened Greek Yogurt, room temperature
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

For the Cinnamon Almond Topping

  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp Sliced Almonds, plus more for topping
Directions:
  1. Brown Butter Apples. In a small sauté pan over medium heat, add butter, and swirl until it starts to bubble and starts to brown
  2. Peel and small dice apples.
  3. Add to browned butter, along with allspice, and cook about 3 minutes until apples are slightly softened
  4. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  5. Coffee Cake Batter and Topping. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients Cinnamon Almond Topping, set aside.
  7. Line an 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper.
  8. In the bowl of a stand mixer cream butter and sugar together until soft and fluffy
  9. Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl, set aside.
  10. In a separate bowl mix Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt with vanilla extract, set aside.
  11. Add eggs to the creamed butter and sugar mixture in the stand mixture one at a time, mixing completely after each addition.
  12. Add flour mixture and greek yogurt mixture to the creamed butter, sugar, and eggs. Alternating between the flour and greek yogurt, starting and ending with the flour mixture.
  13. Mix until just combined. Make sure all ingredients are incorporated with a spatula. Careful to not over-mix.
  14. Add half of the coffee cake batter to the 8×8 baking dish, use a spatula to spread evenly.
  15. Add brown butter apples and spread out evenly.
  16. Add the remaining half of the coffee cake batter on top of the brown butter apples.
  17. Top with the cinnamon almond topping, and use a toothpick to swirl the topping onto the coffee cake. Top with some additional almonds.
  18. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  19. Let cool for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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