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Easy Cinnamon-Raisin Coffee Cake


This easy coffee cake recipe is made with a can of refrigerated breadsticks.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 22 minutes

Total Time: 27 minutes


  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • One package of 8 refrigerated breadsticks
  • Vanilla Glaze (recipe below)


Combine half the nuts with the raisins, powdered sugar, margarine, cinnamon and vanilla. Unroll breadsticks, but do not separate. Spread raisin mixture evenly over dough to within 1/2-inch of edges. Fold in half lengthwise then seal long edges. Gently stretch dough to a 24-inch strip. Twist slightly and shape into a circle on ungreased baking sheet. Seal ends. Bake in 350° oven 20 to 22 minutes or until golden. Cool slightly. Drizzle coffee cake with Vanilla Glaze. Sprinkle with remaining nuts and serve warm. Coffee cake recipe makes about 8 servings.

Vanilla Glaze: In a small mixing bowl combine 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar with 2 teaspoons milk and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla. Stir glaze until smooth; drizzle over coffee cake.

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