50 Make-ahead Coffee Cake Recipes


Looking for make-ahead coffee cake? Here is our collection of 50 delicious meal ideas, including: Brownie cookies - every chocolate lover dream cookie. Milk and Cookie Cups. Funfetti Cookie Cake.


Brownie cookies - every chocolate lover dream cookie

Their name speaks for them selfs!


Milk and Cookie Cups

Have you ever thought to yourself, "I wish these milk and cookies were more portable!". Well I can think of one person who probably has. Santa! Think of all the time it takes to sit down and eat all those cookies. The dunking, the chewing, ...


Funfetti Cookie Cake

It's my husband's birthday this weekend! I love it when other people have birthdays so I can bake something for them! This cookie cake actually isn't for him. I have something extra special in mind for him (he love ice cream cake). But...


Roasted Cardamom and Coffee Pound Cake

Roasted Cardamom and Coffee Pound Cake ~ this unique pound cake is infused with the fragrant and exotic flavors of Turkish coffee ~ it’s perfect for breakfast, coffee breaks, afternoon tea, or dessert. The flavors of coffee and cardamom went so...


Gluten Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting

These Gluten Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes are packed with carrot cake flavor, yet are gluten-free and vegan! These treats are the perfect healthy indulgence!


Worms and Dirt Brownie Cups

One of my favorite things to make for Halloween parties is worms and dirt. I have made it in various forms: as a cupcake, a pudding cup, a cake. And this time around, as a brownie. It's just so easy and really gets me into the Halloween spirit! ...


Coffee Walnut and Hazelnut Cake

Coffee Walnut and Hazelnut Cake is a simple, richly flavored, nutty cake in the European tradition.  Pair it with a great cup of coffee and the morning paper. The dominant flavors in this cake are the hazelnuts, espresso, and vanilla.  The ratio of...


Cup of Dark Chocolate Espresso Cake

Get ready for a plethora of chocolate cake. Photos, that is.  Which, I find my plethora comment ironic given that this recipe is suitable for 2 (or let's be real... one).  I just went a


Peanut Butter Brownie Cake Squares

Peanut Butter Brownie Cake Squares ~ this little dessert is a cross between a brownie and a blondie, with a good dose of peanut butter frosting thrown in for good measure!  


Raspberry and Chocolate Brownie Layer Cake

Thinking of making a cake for friends? Try this easy but impressive raspberry and chocolate brownie layer cake, they won't be disappointed!


Nutty Whole Grain Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Bourbon Glaze

Nutty Whole Grain Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Bourbon Glaze is a wonderful way to start the day! If I could only have one cake to eat for the rest of my life, it would be some kind of coffee cake.  And not just because they come with permission to eat ...


Easy Vegan Coffee Cake Donuts

This is an easy and delicious take on a classic. These vegan coffee cake donuts pack all the flavour of coffee cake, in donut form!


Super Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Super Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake ~ a soft pillowy cake with a simple flavor profile and a retro vibe (no one will guess it starts with a boxed cake mix!)


Carrot Cake Cookie Sandwiches

So, carrot cake is definitely one of my very favorite desserts. It’s filled with delicious spices, is generally very moist and tender, has loads of sweet carrots and is layered and topped with CREAM CHEESE frosting. Seriously, how can you go wron...


Easy Raspberry Coffee Cake

Easy Raspberry Coffee Cake is one of my mom's award-winning recipes!


Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake is festive enough for a holiday brunch!


Cardamom Coffee Cake Muffins

Cardamom Coffee Cake is one of my all-time favourite things ever. It won’t disappoint you!


Vegan Blueberry Coffee Cake Loaf

This easy vegan blueberry coffee cake is moist, fruity, and supremely delicious - it's the perfect breakfast or snack loaf!


Peppermint Brownie Cookies

These easy cookies are made from a brownie mix and are loaded with peppermint chunks.


No Bake Cookies and Cream Cookie Dough Bars

No Bake Cookies and Cream Cookie Dough Bars are a cookie lovers dream, combining crushed Oreos®, classic cookie dough, and a creamy white topping.


Date Coffee Cake Yogurt Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel

these things are SUPER moist, thanks to the yoghurt. With extra cinnamon and crunchy oats on top. And they have plump little dates in the middle, which are always a delightful surprise.


Pear & Ginger Stuffed Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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Irish Coffee Cheesecake Squares

Irish Coffee Cheesecake Squares are a lighter alternative to regular cheesecake, with a hint of coffee and whisky to keep it all interesting!


Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies

Buttery and delicious Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies with a combination of strong coffee and warm cardamom flavors ~ these are cookies to linger over!


Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies are a classic chunky chocolate chip cookie with a hint of caffeine, just to make sure you're paying attention!


Vegan Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Vegan Cookie Dough Cheesecake is an easy for a healthy(ish) dessert recipe. Big chunks of gluten-free cookie dough and swirled through cheesecake filling.


Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze ~ this one bowl recipe makes the Southern classic cake so much easier but every bit as delicious.


Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting ~ this lovely grain free carrot cake recipe is made with almond flour so it's tender and moist.


Coconut Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot cake, now in cookie form! These vegan coconut carrot cake cookies are the perfect way to satisfy those carrot cake cravings!


Skillet Turkey and Pinto Bean Chili with Pepper Jack Biscuit Topping

Skillet Turkey Pinto Bean Chili with Pepper Jack Biscuit Topping is a one-dish meal your family will be excited to dig into!


Peaches and Cream Cheese Cupcakes

This recipe makes the most perfect, pillowy yellow cupcakes topped with a light fresh peach cream cheese frosting.  There’s nothing earth shattering about them, but the texture of the cake and the tangy peach icing is spot on.  They are the perfe...


Poppy Seed & Parmesan Cheese Biscuits

Snack dreams are made of cheese and those cheesy, beautifully crumbly cheese biscuits will make all your craving dreams come true!


Surprise Inside Easter Bunny Cake

I mentioned on Monday how much I miss celebrating Easter like I did when I was a kid. I don't know about you, but Easter at my house was so much fun! Easter Bunny paw prints would magically appear (our neighbor would stamp them on in flour) on m...


Carrot Cake Cupcakes {Dairy-Free}

These cute Carrot Cake Cupcakes are dairy-free and absolutely delicious, with plenty of carrots and low on flour or sugar. A healthy tasty treat!


Cookies and Cream Cake

Chocolate cake filled with delicious cookies and cream icing.


The Best Ever Carrot Cake

I'll admit, that up until recently, carrot cake was my least favorite of all the cakes. It wasn't until I made this recipe that I completely changed my mind about carrot cake. Who knew that a cake packed with fruits and vegetables could be ...


Chunky Peanut Butter Cup Pudding Popsicles

These chunky peanut butter cup pudding popsicles are the perfect creamy pudding popsicle, loaded with peanut butter flavor and a decadent layer of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups!


Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Peanut Butter Blondies

Amazingly delicious and decadent vegan peanut butter blondies with a homemade vegan peanut butter cup in the centre! These are the ultimate dream for all peanut butter lovers! Peanut butter and chocolate; perhaps one of the best flavour combinations...


King Cake Donuts

I had never even heard of King Cake until I went college. If you live on the West coast and have never been remotely near the South during Mardi Gras, you may not have either. Everything I know about King Cake I learned from my college roommate who w...


Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart ~ it's part oatmeal cookie, part chocolate chip cookie, part pie, part brownie, part blondie, AND it's got nuts, so it's a best of all worlds dessert and everybody loves it.


Tahini Brownie

SO easy to make (no fuss whatsoever), SO delicious (moist, dense, chocolatey, so dreamy!) - this tahini brownie recipe is simply perfect.


Brownie Batter Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Say that 3 times fast!   You guys, I don't even know.  What possessed me to make brownie batter into a loaf and call it bread? Well actually, there's a funny story behind it.  I


Chocolate Brownie Batter Hummus

This Chocolate Brownie Batter Hummus is the perfect healthy chocolate treat! It requires just 5 everyday ingredients and can be made in 10 minutes.


Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce

These Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce ~ tender fish cakes with an amazing authentic 30 second tartar sauce made with your immersion blender!


Shrimp Cakes with Asparagus Salsa

Shrimp Cakes with Asparagus Salsa ~ these crispy tender shrimp cakes with their unique salsa is one of the most luxuriously healthy meals I've ever made!


Homemade Herbal Coffee

Homemade Herbal Coffee is an easy at home coffee substitute with all the deep and rich flavors of coffee but is caffeine-free.


Black Coffee Ice Cream

My Black Coffee Ice Cream recipe is the real deal --- no namby pamby coffee flavor here!  This homemade coffee ice cream made with espresso will satisfy your wildest caffeine cravings.


Shrimp Cakes with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Mayonnaise

Shrimp Cakes with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Mayonnaise are perfect for a party!  They're easy to make and can be made ahead and reheated.


Quick & Tasty Crab Cakes

Love a crab cake, but the deep fried version leaves you feeling bloated and meh? Healthy crab cakes to the rescue. Get the quick and tasty recipe here...


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