Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt

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Happy Valentine’s Day!   I’m so excited for today because not only is it Valentine’s Day but it’s also my Aunt Esther’s 95th birthday!   We had her party last night and I made a delicious chocolate cake topped with fresh strawberry frosting.  It was delicious!

There's nothing like waking up in the morning to the smell of this delicious Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt! {recipe}

Since today is Valentine’s Day I wanted to make a special breakfast for my husband to celebrate.  We’ve been trying to eat healthier meals so I wanted to make something that we love but make it a bit more nutritious.  One of our favorite breakfasts is coffee cake.  We love this sweet breakfast food with a cup of coffee in the morning.

Love the flavor of this amazing Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt recipe!

To make it a little more appropriate for Valentine’s Day and to add a few essential nutrients and powerful antioxidants I decided to make strawberry coffee cake!  I thought sweet Florida Strawberries would be delicious in a breakfast coffee cake.   I also swapped out some of the butter for Greek yogurt to help make it a little bit better for us.

Who likes strawberries? Make breakfast something special with Florida Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt

As I prepped the coffee cake in the kitchen I started chopping the strawberries.   I put everything into the pan and popped it in the oven.   I admit I then turned back to my chopping station and popped a few Florida Strawberries directly into my mouth.  I had to keep up my strength for all the baking and cooking I planned on doing!

Serve someone special this Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt in the morning!

When I pulled the coffee cake out of the oven it was super hard to allow it to cool before we gobbled it down.   I let it cool for 25 minutes and then drizzled a glaze over top of it.   Since you can never have too many strawberries, I cut the remaining strawberries in half and put them on top of the coffee cake.   It was almost too pretty to eat!

I'd love a slice of this healthy and delicious Strawberry Coffee Cake made with Greek Yogurt

This turned out to be a healthy and delicious Valentine’s Day breakfast.   All of the sweetness and spices of the classic coffee cake were in this dish plus the addition of the sweet Florida strawberries.   I’m fairly certain strawberries and coffee cake are the perfect pairing in the morning.   I served it up with two piping hot cups of coffee and my husband and I enjoyed a wonderful breakfast together.   Make sure you make this recipe for your sweetheart or family soon!

Make your Valentine's Day healthy and nutritious with this Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt!

Dreaming of making this Strawberry Coffee cake?  The great thing about Florida Strawberries is that they are in season now so you can have this healthy and nutritious fruit today!

There's nothing like waking up in the morning to the smell of this delicious Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt! {recipe}

Strawberry Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt

Yield: 12 pieces
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

A delicious breakfast coffee cake made with Greek yogurt and Florida Strawberries.


For the cake:

  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 c. Greek vanilla yogurt
  • 1 c. Florida strawberries, chopped

For the topping:

  • 1 Tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 Tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 c. oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For the glaze:

  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

For topping:

  • 6 Florida Strawberries, cut in half


  1. Preheat the oven 350 degrees. Spray an 8 x 8 pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well and set aside.
  3. In another bowl cream the sugar, brown sugar, and butter until smooth.
  4. Add in the eggs and mix until combined. Stir in the cinnamon and vanilla.
  5. Add half the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix well. Stir in the Greek yogurt and mix well. Add in the remaining flour mixture. Stir until smooth.
  6. Fold the strawberries into the coffee cake mixture. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. in a small bowl combine all the ingredients for the topping. Use your fingers to mix the butter into the other ingredients until a crumb mixture forms. Sprinkle over top of the cake.
  8. Bake for 32-38 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  10. Mix together the ingredients for the cinnamon glaze. Pour into a zip top bag, snip off the end and drizzle over top of the cake.
  11. Cut into 12 pieces and top each piece with half of a strawberry.


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Wake up in the morning to this delicious Strawberry Coffee Cake made with Greek Yogurt

This post is sponsored by the Florida Strawberry Growers Association. All opinions are my own.

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  1. I love coffee cake and I love how you made this healthy and nutritious! Grumpy and I would love to sit down to a piece of this with our coffee this morning!

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