Make-Ahead Chocolate Coffee Cake | ReluctantEntertainer.com
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Make-Ahead Chocolate Coffee Cake

Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 8 -10

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup butter melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9×13 baking pan.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, buttermilk, butter, brown sugar, and eggs. Mix by hand; add the cocoa, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Mix well and spread into the greased 9×13 pan.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the dry topping ingredients (brown sugar, almonds, chocolate chips) and sprinkle over the batter.
  • Refrigerate overnight (or follow the steps of adding butter and baking, if you plan to serve right away).
  • In the morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drizzle the cake with melted butter.
  • Place the pan in the oven and bake for 35 minutes until the top is rich golden brown. Cool for 15 minutes. Cut into squares and serve!