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Candy Bar Coffee Cake

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"A sweet, nutty topping is the crowning touch to this dessert-like coffee cake from Mrs. Eugene Plager of Grundy Center, Iowa. 'It tastes especially good when warm,' she adds."
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Ingredients

50 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and sugars; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside 1/2 cup for topping. To the remaining crumb mixture, add baking soda and salt. Beat egg, buttermilk and vanilla; add to the crumb mixture and mix well. Pour into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Combine candy bars, pecans and reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over the top. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

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Most helpful positive review

So pleased to be the first to review this decadent coffee cake! When I saw the butter and buttermilk in the recipe I knew this was going to be rich and moist. And the topping of pecans and choc...

Most helpful critical review

This is way too sweet. The cake was not crumbly, it was spongy like a jelly roll. I was really looking forward for this to be great.

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So pleased to be the first to review this decadent coffee cake! When I saw the butter and buttermilk in the recipe I knew this was going to be rich and moist. And the topping of pecans and choc...

I have been making this coffee cake for years and it get raves every time !! I would also like to add a couple of my personal favorites tips for this cake. Mix 1/4 to 1/2 cup of heath bits in ...

This is extremely sweet but the taste is great. I think next time I'll cut the sugar down a bit. I used the toffee chips from Hershey's and used about 4 oz out of the bag. It puffs up on the ...

Just after I spotted this recipe I grabbed a bag of Heath bits so I could make this recipe. Well, I unknowingly picked up Heath English Toffee Bits, which did not have chocolate like the actual...

This is way too sweet. The cake was not crumbly, it was spongy like a jelly roll. I was really looking forward for this to be great.

Have made. Good bar.