An easy breakfast recipe for Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake. Enjoy those fall apples in this quick coffee cake topped with a crumble topping made with brown sugar. At only $.13 a serving, it’s a frugal breakfast too.
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Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 9 -12
Author: Shelly


  • 1 Apple diced
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 3/4 cup Milk or Non-Dairy Milk
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • Crumble Topping
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Dairy Free Margarine or Butter


  • In a medium bowl, mix the brown sugar and sugar together.
  • To the sugar mixture add the cinnamon and flour and stir to combine.
  • Cut the margarine or butter into small squares then add to the brown sugar and flour mixture.
  • Set aside in the refrigerator until ready for it.
  • In a large bowl, add the dry ingredients and mix with a whisk to incorporate it well.
  • Add the diced apples to the dry ingredients and toss to coat the apples.
  • Make a well in the dry ingredients and add wet ingredients.
  • Using a wooden spoon or spatula mix until all the dry ingredients are moistened. But don’t over mix or the cake could be tough.
  • Spoon the batter into a greased 9-inch pan.
  • Sprinkle the crumble topping on top of the batter.
  • Bake 400 degrees until toothpick comes out clean when checked in the center and the cake is golden. Mine cooked in 40 minutes.
  • Serve warm.