Overnight Lemon Country Coffee Cake

Assembling coffee cake the night before allows you to enjoy oven-fresh sweet bread in the morning...without waking at the crack of dawn!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 10 min
  • Servings 15

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup granulated sugar
2
eggs
2
containers (6 oz each) Yoplait® Original lemon burst yogurt
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
2 1/3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
cup chopped pecans
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Beat butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on low speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add yogurt, lemon peel, flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; beat on low speed until smooth. Spread batter in pan. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 16 hours.
  • 2 In small resealable plastic bag, mix brown sugar, pecans and nutmeg. Refrigerate.
  • 3 When ready to bake, let coffee cake stand at room temperature while heating oven to 350°F. Uncover coffee cake; sprinkle with brown sugar mixture.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

You can bake the coffee cake right away. Just sprinkle it with the topping, and reduce the baking time to 25 to 30 minutes.

Serve with sliced honeydew and cantaloupe.

Make an orange version of this coffee cake with orange yogurt and grated orange peel.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
28g
28%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.