Dessert...or breakfast! This easy walnut breakfast cake has a buttery broiled brown sugar nut topping. This cake is ready to serve in under 1 hour...and so perfect for breakfast or brunch.
Author: Julie Clark
1cupbrown sugar (packed)
1/2cupchopped pecans or walnuts
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
Add the buttermilk and baking soda. Mix well.
Add in the flour and vanilla. Mix until combined.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until the center bounces back when you touch it.
While the cake is baking, make the topping. In a bowl, combine the butter, milk, brown sugar and nuts. Mix well.
Spread this mixture all over the top of the warm cake.
Place under the broiler (turned to low) and bake for 1-3 minutes or until the nut topping is bubbling.
Remove from the oven and allow the cake to cool.
Serve warm alone, with whipped cream or with ice cream.
The calories shown are based on the cake being cut into 15 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate.