Coffee Cake with Chocolate Apricot Filling


10 minutes


45 minutes


8 to 10





  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 4 Tablespoons Challenge Spreadable Butter
  • ⅔ cup chopped walnuts


  • 6 Tablespoons Challenge Spreadable Butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1¾ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ⅓ cup chopped dried apricots



  • 1

    Stir together brown sugar, cinnamon and cocoa. Add butter; blend with a fork until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  • 2

    Stir in nuts. Set aside.


  • 3

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9-inch square or 10-inch round cake pan.

  • 4

    Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat until light and fluffy.

  • 5

    Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add to butter mixture alternating with the sour cream. Mix until blended.

  • 6

    Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle half of the streusel mixture over the batter. Then sprinkle chopped apricots evenly over the streusel layer.

  • 7

    Pour the remaining batter on top and sprinkle with the remaining streusel mixture. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until cake test done.

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