Forget scrambled eggs and cereal—treat yourself a special coffee cake that will pair perfectly with your cup of joe. After all, we’ll take any excuse to have cake for breakfast (and the kids aren’t complaining either!). Click through the slideshow below to see a few of our favorite twists on the tried-and-true coffee cake.

Plum Ginger Coffee Cake

This zingy cake from Pretty. Simple. Sweet. is a fun take on the classic coffee cake with a few fresh twists. The base is a moist sour cream cake, and the streusel (always the best part!) is made with juicy plums, ginger and flaked coconut. To snag the recipe, click here.

photo: Pretty. Simple. Sweet.

What’s your favorite coffee cake combo? Share your ingredients in the comments below. 

— Susie Foresman