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Gluten Free Crumb Coffee Cake

Gluten Free Crumb Coffee Cake
A moist gluten-free cake that literally melts in your mouth. The cinnamon & sugar in the center adds warmth and decadence to every bite.




  • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Quick Rise Yeast
  • 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour (one for one)
  • 6 ounces vanilla yogurt


  • 4 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecans (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  • Make the cake: Grease a 9×9 baking pan and set aside. In mixer bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs with paddle attachment. Mix in salt and yeast. Mix in flour, 1/2 cup at a time. Be sure not to over mix. Finally, fold in yogurt.
  • Make the crumb Topping: In a small bowl combine all the ingredients forming a wet crumble.
  • Assemble the cake: In the prepared pan, pour half of the cake batter and spread into an even layer using a spatula. Crumble half of the topping evenly over the batter. Pour the remaining cake batter over the topping and carefully spread the batter into an even layer without disturbing the crumb center too much. Top the cake batter with the remaining crumb topping.
  • Cover the cake lightly with a tea towel and place in warm area for 30 minutes. Cake will rise a little bit.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Bake cake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center.
  • Cool on wire rack. Serve warm or room temperature.


Recipe by Jenna Edmiston.

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