Oatmeal Coffee Cake Recipe

Crumbly, delicious and incredibly healthy, oatmeal coffee cake is a wonderful breakfast option or evening tea or Coffee time snack. With the Christmas festivities around the corner, it is a handy option to serve friends and family something sweet yet nutritious. This coffee cake is a great as a guilt-free option and balances both health and taste. One of the moistest cake you will ever eat, this is a great way to ensure oats is a part of your diet especially if you’ve been used to it being a necessary part of your morning meal. It has a crumbly texture that can be topped with nuts for that added crunch. 

Cooking time
40 min
Preparation time
10 min



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Regular Recipe Score

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This recipe scores more than regular recipe because it uses whole wheat flour and oats instead of all purpose flour and the butter is also replaced with healthy oil. The refined sugar is replaced with


Ingredient with Household Units

  • All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • Whole Wheat Flour – 1 cup
  • Baking powder – 2 tsp
  • Baking soda – ½ tsp
  • Brown Sugar – 1 cup
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
  • Nutmeg powder – ¼ tsp
  • Cinnamon powder – ½ tsp
  • Saffola Active Oil – ¼ cup
  • Eggs – 2
  • Low fat milk – 1 cup
  • Vanilla Extract – 2 tsp
  • For Streusal Topping
  • Saffola Plain Oats – ½ cup
  • Brown Sugar – ¼ cup 
  • Cinnamon powder – 2 tsp
  • Saffola Active oil – 2 tbsp

How to make Oatmeal Coffee Cake

  • Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C.
  • Grease and line a 12x9 inch baking tray.
  • Mix the ingredients for streusel topping in a bowl.
  • Mix all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, brown sugar, salt, nutmeg powder and cinnamon powder in a bowl.
  • Mix saffola active oil, eggs, low fat milk and vanilla extract in another bowl.
  • Mix dry ingredients with wet ingredients until just about combined. Be careful to not over-mix.
  • Do not over mix at this stage.
  • Pour the batter in the prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle the streusel topping on top evenly.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  • Cool and cut into slices.

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