Spiced Raisin Coffee Cake


Preparation minutes
Cook time minutes
ServingsServes 10-12


  • 2 cups of All Purpose Flour
  • tsp of Salt
  • 1 Tbsp of Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 2 tsp of Baking Powder
  • 1 cup of Unsalted Butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup of Granulated Sugar
  • cup of Buttermilk
  • cup of Milk
  • 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract
  • Tsp of Orange Zest
  • 2 Eggs
  • cup of Dark Raisins
  • cup of Golden Raisins
  • For the topping
  • 1/4 cup of Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup of Granulated sugar
  • cup of chopped Walnuts
  • tsp of Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp of Cold Unsalted butter, cut into small pieces


    1) Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, line a 9x13 baking pan with parchment paper and spray with non stick cooking spray.

    2) In a large bowl, mix together the first 4 ingredients and set aside. In a small bowl, mix both kinds of raisins with about cup of the dry ingredients and toss well until all the raisins are covered in the flour mixture, set aside.

    3) In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar for about 1 minute, add the eggs, vanilla, orange zest and both kinds of milk and mix everything until its a nice smooth batter.

    4) Add the dry ingredients and mix very quickly or until all the dry ingredients are well incorporated but not over mixed.

    5) Using a spatula, fold in the raisins mixture, pour batter into the prepared pan making sure to even out the top, set aside for a few minutes.

    In a small bowl, mix together all the ingredients for the topping and mix it with your fingers until its all a nice crumbly texture, spread it evenly over the cake and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool for about 15 minutes before serving.

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