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Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

I am love with this fabulous recipe for Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake!  Perfect for chilly days paired with your favorite hot beverage!

 Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

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What I love about this recipe is that the cake itself is not too sweet, but the crunchy crumbly topping gives it all the sweetness it needs!  Paired with some chocolate mint coffee…it’s about perfection on a plate!

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Ingredients Needed:

  • 3 cups all purpose flour, divided
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 packets rapid rise yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • For the Chocolate Nut Topping:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • In large bowl combine 1 cup flour, sugar, undissolved yeast and salt.
  • Heat milk, water and butter in small saucepan until it reaches 120F - 130F.
  • Gradually add to dry ingredients.
  • Beat 2 minutes at medium speed with an electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and remaining flour to create a soft batter.
  • Pour into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  • Cover, let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size (about 1 hour)
  • Bake at 400F for 15 minutes; remove from oven and sprinkle with Chocolate Nut mixture and return to oven and bake additional 10 minutes.
  • Cool in pan for 10 minutes then transfer to wire rack.
  • Chocolate Nut Topping:
  • In medium bowl, cut butter into flour until crumbly.
  • stir in sugar, cinnamon, chocolate chips and nuts.

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4 Responses to Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

  1. Mmmmmmm….looks yummy! Hey, I wanted to tell you, I tried the Gooey Pumpkin Cake you posted for Thanksgiving! “How do I love thee, let me count the ways” doesn’t come close to expressing my love for it! Even though I messed up and put 2 (count ’em, TWO) cubes of butter (real butter) in the crust! Wondered why it was so sticky. DUH! I will make it correctly next time (maybe) but it didn’t hurt the outcome a bit! Thanks so much for a “new” T-day tradition!! Dona

  2. Great coffee cake. I really like the combination of chocolate and pecans and cinnamon, and especially the fact that it’s kind of yeast-cake (I love working with yeast)

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