Overnight Ricotta Coffee Cake

Overnight Ricotta Coffee Cake
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
60 mins


  • 3 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 ¼ cup granulated sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 15 ounce carton ricotta cheese

  • ¾ cup chopped nuts

  • ½ cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoon toasted wheat germ

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Grease the bottom and 12 inch up the sides of a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter on medium speed with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar; beat until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in ricotta cheese. Beat in as much of the flour mixture as you can. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour mixture. Spread batter in the prepared pan.

  3. For topping, in a small bowl, combine nuts, brown sugar, wheat germ, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle evenly over batter in pan. Chill, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

  4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Uncover coffee cake. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool slightly in pan on a wire rack. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

397 Calories
22g Fat
43g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 397
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 438mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 8g
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 136mg 3%
Folate, total 60.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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