Peach Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Ingredients

Streusel Topping

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp. chilled butter
  • 2 handfuls of chopped pecans

Coffee Cake

  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cups pureed fresh peaches(about 3)
  • ½ cup plain fat free yogurt
  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tsp. baking soda

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together ¾ cup brown sugar & cinnamon.
  3. Cut in butter with pastry blender or by criss-crossing two knives repeatedly till butter is the size of peas.
  4. Stir in nuts & sprinkle half of mix on bottom of greased 10” tube pan.
  5. In large mixing bowl, beat eggs till foamy. Add buttermilk, peaches & yogurt.
  6. Stir together flours, sugars, baking powder & soda. Add to mixing bowl, a little at a time, and mix well.
  7. Pour the batter into the pan & spread evenly.
  8. Sprinkle on rest of streusel topping.
  9. Bake at 350° for 40 to 50 min., until knife comes clean when inserted.
  10. Cool cake in pan 10 min before removing & slicing.

Serves: 10-12

Credit: Camille Van Sant