We are trying to eat healthy, but who doesn’t love chocolate once in a while? I don’t cook sweet things as often as I used to, but when I have company coming it’s nice to bake this rich and tender chocolate chip coffee cake! Nothing will get your company out of bed in the morning then the smell of this delicious coffee cake fresh from the oven!Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

1 cup of butter, softened
1 package (8oz) cream cheese, softened
1 ½ cups sugar (divided)
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
¼ cup milk
1 cup chocolate chips
¼ cup chopped nuts (pecans, almonds or walnuts)
1 tsp cinnamon

In a large bowl cream the butter, cream cheese and 1 ¼ cups of sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to the creamed butter mixture alternately with the milk. Mix well. Stir in the chocolate chips. the batter will be creamy and thick.Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Pour the batter in to a greased 9 inch spring form pan. Combine the nuts, cinnamon and remaining sugar and sprinkle over the batter.Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Bake the coffee cake at 350 for 50-55 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes. Carefully run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen, Cool completely before cutting. Chocolate Chip Coffee CakeMakes 10-12 servings. The cake also freezes well.Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

9 comments on “Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Jess on March 24, 2016 3:53 am

This sounds Heavenly!! I pinned it!!

I would LOVE for you join and share this at my DIY and Recipes FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

Nancy Wolff on March 24, 2016 3:47 pm

Thanks Jess, be glad to join your group!

Beverly on March 25, 2016 4:36 pm

Chocolate chips and coffee cake, it doesn’t get better than that.
Thanks for sharing at Turn it Up Tuesday,

Marie on March 28, 2016 2:28 pm

Wow! This looks delicious and decadent! Yum 🙂 Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday! We’d love to have you again!

Kim on March 28, 2016 3:25 pm

This looks delicious! I love that you use cream cheese in the batter! Pinning this for sure!

swathi on March 28, 2016 6:31 pm

Chocolate chip coffee cake looks delicious, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop. pinning and tweeting

Nancy Wolff on March 28, 2016 9:49 pm

Thanks so much Swathi!

Elaine on March 30, 2016 1:35 pm

Oh Yum!! how can you go wrong with Chocolate chips and nuts!! Thanks for sharing on My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday!! Hope to see you again tomorrow! Pinned!

Nancy Wolff on March 30, 2016 7:58 pm

I totally agree you can’t go wrong with chocolate chips! 🙂

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