Healthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Find healthy, delicious coffee cake recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Vegan Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Streusel

This vegan coffee cake with cinnamon streusel is subtly sweet, with a nutty streusel spiked with just enough spice and walnuts. Whip up this dairy- and egg-free cake for your next brunch to satisfy vegans and non-vegans alike!
By Pam Lolley

Apple Coffee Cake

Rating: 5 stars 2
Apples lend their sweet-tart flavor to this warm and comforting apple coffee cake. The nutty oat and pecan filling in the middle of the cake also acts as a crispy topping that's drizzled with a sweet vanilla glaze.
By Sarah Epperson

Mocha Coffee Cake

A sweet topping of cocoa powder and cinnamon is baked right into this delicious mocha coffee cake.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Apple-Date Cake

Rating: 4 stars 1
Stir up a quick cake featuring dates, pecans, and apples for a sweet treat.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Pineapple Coffee Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
Nonfat plain yogurt stands in for sour cream to add moisture and tenderness to this lightened-up pineapple coffee cake. Best of all, you can mix the batter and have this wholesome breakfast treat in the oven in under 15 minutes--that's healthy in a hurry.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Gluten-Free Crumb Cake

Rating: 5 stars 1
Have your coffee cake and eat it too with this easy gluten-free recipe that tastes just like the real thing. The addition of yogurt and diced apple makes for a wonderfully moist cake with a crumbly topping, perfect for brunch or for a coffee-break treat.
By Devon O'Brien

Crackle-Topped Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Rating: 5 stars 1
Chunks of rhubarb accent this moist, tender cake. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar over the batter before baking to create a crisp top. Enjoy a slice of rhubarb cake for breakfast or dessert.
By Lisa Cherkasky
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