Mom's Yum Yum 'KORU®' Coffee Cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooks in:  35-45 minutes

Servings: 9 

"This is my mom's recipe, with an added layer of diced KORU® Apple - makes it Yum Yum Yummy!" 
- Sandi McGrath

Great with a cup of coffee and some yogourt, or serve it up for dessert with some ice cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce!



1/2 cup/1 stick (110g) butter, softened

1 cup (225g) sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 eggs

2 cups (300g) sifted flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup (230g) sour cream or unflavored yogourt


1 KORU® Apple, cored and diced 

Sugar Crunch:

1/4 cup (57g) sugar

1/3 cup (67g) packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup chopped walnuts



  1. Heat oven to 325f/160c


  1. Grease a 9x9 (23 cm) baking pan
  2. In a small mixing bowl, mix together sugar crunch ingredients.  Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla.  Beat in eggs, one at a time.  Sift flour, soda and baking powder.  Stir in alternately with sour cream.


  1. Spoon half of batter into prepared pan.
  2. Cover with half of the sugar crunch and the diced KORU® Apple.
  3. Spoon on remaining batter and then sprinkle with remaining sugar crunch.
  4. Bake for 35-45 minutes, until coffee cake tests done with a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake coming out clean.

To serve:

  1. Serve with a spoonfull of yogourt or whipped cream.