Cinnamon Pecan ‘Cuppa’ Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    20 cm square cake
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in
The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

Traditionally this type of cake was called a coffee cake, not that it’s coffee flavoured but because it’s a deliciously moist cake ideal for eating with your morning coffee. Whatever your mid-morning tipple, a slice of this beauty will go down a treat!



  • 100 g ( oz) butter
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (fan)/180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Prepare the filling: place the butter, cinnamon and light brown sugar in a small bowl and mash together with a fork. Roughly chop the pecans, add to the mixture and mix it up well. Set it to