Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring Make Ahead Breakfast

Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before

I made this the night before Christmas morning, so it would be an easy breakfast for everyone on a very busy day. We left it out for everyone to enjoy all day, and it received several compliments. This cinnamon nut coffee cake ring was such a delicious treat to have and going forward, I’ll be adding it to my traditional holiday recipes. Here’s the recipe:

You’ll Need:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) quick-rise yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • Filling:

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk

Instructions:

  • Dough:
  • In a bowl, combine 2 cups of the  flour, sugar, yeast and salt.
  • Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before
  • In a saucepan, heat milk, butter and water until luke-warm
  • Add to dry ingredients; and beat just until moistened.
  • Add egg and remaining flour; and beat until smooth.
  • Shape into a ball. Do not knead. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a large rectangle – about 12x18in. –
  • Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before
  • Spread filling to within 1/2 in. of edges.
  • Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before
  • Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal.
  • Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before
  •  
  • place, seam side down, on a greased 12-in. pizza pan; pinch ends together to form a ring.
  • place, seam side down, on a greased 12-in. pizza pan; pinch ends together to form a ring.
  • With scissors, cut from outside edge two-thirds of the way toward center of the ring at 1-1/2-in. intervals
  • Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before
  • Separate pieces; slightly spread apart to show filling. 
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • After the dough has doubled in size, it’s either ready to bake, or if this is a night before deal, it’s ready to get covered and placed in the refrigerator
  • Take it out early the next morning and let it warm up. (about 1/2 hour) or until the dough looks a little puffy
  • Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring - Can be made the night before
  • Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. 
  • Let Cool
  • For glaze, combine sugar, butter, vanilla and enough milk to achieve desired consistency. drizzle over coffee cake 
  • Recipe from Taste of Home – Here’s the link to the original and so much more!

 

Cinnamon Nut Coffee Cake Ring
This delicious coffee cake ring can be made the night before!
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Ingredients
  1. 3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  2. 1/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 package (1/4 ounce) quick-rise yeast
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/2 cup milk
  6. 1/2 cup butter, softened
  7. 1/4 cup water
  8. 1 egg
Filling
  1. 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  2. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  3. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  4. 2 tablespoons butter, softened
Glaze
  1. 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  2. 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  3. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  4. 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
Dough
  1. In a bowl, combine 2 cups of the flour, sugar, yeast and salt.
  2. In a saucepan, heat milk, butter and water until luke-warm
  3. Add to dry ingredients; and beat just until moistened.
  4. Add egg and remaining flour; and beat until smooth.
  5. Shape into a ball. Do not knead. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a large rectangle - about 12x18in. -
  7. Spread filling to within 1/2 in. of edges.
  8. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal. place, seam side down, on a greased 12-in. pizza pan; pinch ends together to form a ring.
  9. With scissors, cut from outside edge two-thirds of the way toward center of the ring at 1-1/2-in. intervals
  10. Separate pieces; slightly spread apart to show filling.
  11. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes. If you are making this the night before - cover and place in the refrigerator. Take it out early the next morning and let it warm up. (about 1/2 hour)
  12. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. Let Cool
For glaze
  1. combine sugar, butter, vanilla and enough milk to achieve desired consistency. drizzle over coffee cake
Adapted from Taste of Home
Adapted from Taste of Home
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