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White Chip and Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake


35 Min.
25 Min.
Skill Level:
1 cake

A fun twist on classic cake. Macadamia nuts add a savory crunch, while HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips add sweetness to this White Chip and Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake recipe. Finish off your White Chip and Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake with a delectable crumb topping made from brown sugar and macadamia nut pieces that add a ton of texture and flavor. And don't forget the beautiful white drizzle to bring it all together. Perfect for brunch or a special dessert.

For a more portable version of this recipe, check out these HERSHEY'S Premier White Chips and Macadamia Pieces Cookies that you can easily take to a party or grab and go.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
35 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours


  • 6 Tbsps
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 cups
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • Crumb Topping
  • 2/3 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 6 Tbsps
    butter or margarine, firm
  • 1/2 cup
    macadamia nuts pieces
  • White Drizzle
  • 3/4 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 2 to 3 tsps
  • 1 tsp
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • additional

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
13x9x2-inch baking pan 13x9x2-inch baking pan
mixing bowls mixing bowls
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Prepare Crumb Topping; set aside.


Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until well blended. Stir together flour, baking powder and cinnamon; beat into butter mixture. Gradually add milk, egg and vanilla, beating until thoroughly blended. Pour 1/2 batter into prepared pan; top with 1/2 Crumb Topping. Gently spread remaining batter over topping. Sprinkle remaining topping over batter.


Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool completely.


Prepare White Drizzle; drizzle over cake.

Crumb Topping: Combine 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar, 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, 6 tablespoons firm butter or margarine, 1 cup HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips and 1/2 cup macadamia nut pieces in medium bowl. Mix until crumbly.

White Drizzle: Beat together 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 2 to 3 teaspoons milk, 1 teaspoon softened butter and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract. If necessary, add additional milk 1/2 teaspoon at a time until of desired consistency.

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