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Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Streusel

The ultimate moist and buttery pumpkin coffee cake.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 255kcal
Author foodnessgracious


For The Streusel Topping

  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For The Cake

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter (6oz) at room temp
  • 1/2 cup regular sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 whole egg plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree

For The Glaze

  • 2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Butter a 13 x 9 inch baking pan and line with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl for the streusel, mix together brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, spice and cinnamon.
  • Using a stand or hand mixer, beat the soft butter with the sugars until light and fluffy. Scrape down periodically.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and beat again until well combined.
  • Add the vanilla extract and pumpkin puree and mix for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add half of the flour mixture and half of the sour cream. Mix well before adding the remaining flour and sour cream.
  • Mix until combined and no flour is visible.
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and spread out evenly with a spatula.
  • Sprinkle some of the streusel topping over the batter and place in the oven
  • Bake at 325 degrees for about 30-35 minutes. Check for doneness by gently pushing two fingers on top of the cake. It should spring back.
  • Let cool before frosting.
  • Mix the powdered sugar and milk together until smooth and runny.
  • Drizzle the frosting over the coffee cake and then slice into squares.


Calories: 255kcal