COFFEE CAKES |

Cof·fee cake noun \ˈkȯ-fē kāk\

1. A class of cakes eaten alongside coffee for breakfast, during a coffee break or offered to guests as a gesture of hospitality on or around a coffee table. A coffee cake does not necessarily contain coffee.
2. Coffee cakes are typically single layer cakes that may be square, rectangular or ring shaped; flavoured with spices, nuts, fruits and seeds. 
3. Coffee cakes sometimes have a crumbly or crumb topping called streusel and/or a light glaze made of icing sugar. 

Coffee cakes are fashionably back!

Pass around a streusel-topped coffee cake and delight in your guests bewilderment – what, no coffee in coffee cake? – and bring it home.

The Midnight Baker’s coffee cakes are made from fresh/dried fruits and nuts, with no artificial flavourings. My homemade unsweetened applesauce is made fresh on the day of cake baking, and I replace portions of the unsalted continental butter content with this (if you prefer, you can also request for a heart-healthier margarine that I use in my baking). Kindly note that healthier bakes like the ones I do with wheat germ, and zucchinis or carrots tend to have a heavier crumb than the cakes you may be used to, but are still as tasty!

It’s all good.

Choose delectable delights from:

  • Orange + Almond

Made from whole oranges and almond meal, this naturally fragrant cake makes you feel that you have an entire orange orchard in one bite. 

  • Spiced Orange/Apple

The love affair with everything citrus-y continues with my special homemade spice blend of cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. Not that into oranges? Try the fragrantly spiced cake with tart Granny Smiths instead. Pictured here is my Spiced Apple Cake paired with honey-drizzled Greek yoghurt.

The love affair with everything citrus-y continues with my special homemade spice blend of cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. Not that into oranges? Try the fragrantly spiced cake with tart Granny Smiths instead. Pictured here is my Spiced Apple Cake paired with honey-drizzled Greek yoghurt.

  • Fresh Lime + Coconut Milk

Classic tropical flavours. Creamy coconut-y goodness pairs perfectly with zesty fresh lime juice. This cake will be a firm favourite of yours before long. Seen here as minis.

Classic tropical flavours. Creamy coconut-y goodness pairs perfectly with zesty fresh lime juice. This cake will be a firm favourite of yours before long. Seen here as minis, but best as a whole cake.

  • Chocolate + Zucchini 

    A match made in heaven. Applesauce, low fat yoghurt and zucchini make this ultra-chocolatey cake super moist. So good on its own, you could pair it with custard. Or fro-yo. Or both.

    A match made in heaven. Applesauce, low fat yoghurt and zucchini make this ultra-chocolatey cake super moist. So good on its own, you could pair it with custard. Or fro-yo. Or both. 

  • Apple + Walnut

Rustic in its appeal, nutmeg enhances the sweet-tart flavours of grated Granny Smith apples and walnuts add a lovely crunch. Think Waldorf salad in a wholesome slice! 

Now how do you top that (pun intended)?

Do try my streusel topping (cinnamon streusel, nut streusel, or cinnamon oatmeal streusel) or if simplicity is your middle name, then a glacé drizzle will do just fine.

Have we got your attention now? 

The Midnight Baker® Malaysia: No preservatives. No additives. All good. 

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