Almost Summer, and Bread Machine Coffee Cake


This recipe has a lot of steps, but not too much hands on time.  There are separate sets of ingredients for the dough, the cinnamon topping, and the glaze.

Moravian Sugar Cake Recipe, Adapted From Bread Machine Magic

The dough:

Instant Potato Flakes 1/3 cup

Water 5/8 cup

Butter 1/3 cup

Sugar 1/3 cup

Salt 1/2 teaspoon

Vanilla 1/2 teaspoon

AP flour, 2 cups

Yeast 2 teaspoons

Add all ingredients to bread machine on dough cycle.  When cycle is complete, stretch and press the dough into a greased 9×13 pan.

Allow the dough to proof in a warm oven until doubled (about 45 minutes).

Meanwhile, make the topping.


2/3 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

Once the dough has proofed, gently punch indentations in it with your finger, and sprinkle the cinnamon sugar topping on.

Then, drizzle on 1/3 cup melted butter

Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.

Remove and allow to cool in pan.

For the icing:

Combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 3 teaspoons milk.

Drizzle over cooled cake.  Serve out of the pan.


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