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Apple Walnut Yogurt Coffee Cake

This Apple Walnut Yogurt Coffee Cake recipe is the perfect fall sweet breakfast or afternoon snack. Serve it with a cup of coffee or peppermint tea.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 564 kcal


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter + more for greasin the pan
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 apple cored and diced small

For the topping

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Dash cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter
  • 4 apples cored and thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 10" round baking dish.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, and 1/2 tsp salt. Set aside.

  3. In the mixing bowl of a stand attachment, cream together 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar until light and fluffy.

  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

  5. With the mixer on low, alternative between adding the flour mixture, maple syrup, and Greek yogurt. Beat in vanilla extra.

  6. Turn mixer up to medium and beat until completely combined.

  7. Fold in apple chunks and transfer to greased baking dish. Spread out evenly.

  8. Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, walnuts, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Use your clean hands to work the cold butter into it until a coarse consistency has formed. Set aside.

  9. Grab 1/4 thinly sliced apple (trying to keep the pieces grouped together) and lightly press it down on top of the batter. Repeat with the rest of the apple slices, alternating directions and filling any gaps with extra slices.

  10. Sprinkle the brown sugar topping mixture over the top and transfer to the oven.

  11. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until browned completely on top.

  12. Remove from oven and let cool on an wire rack for at least ten minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Apple Walnut Yogurt Coffee Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 564 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 391mg17%
Potassium 349mg10%
Carbohydrates 86g29%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 51g57%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 655IU13%
Vitamin C 5.2mg6%
Calcium 105mg11%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.