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.

Browned Butter Zucchini Coffee Cake

The secret to 5 Boys Baker’s super moist coffee cake is the addition of shredded zucchini. We can never turn down an opportunity to sneak veggies into our kids’ diet, and browned butter adds a delicious nuttiness that the whole family will love. Drooling yet? Grab the recipe by clicking here.

photo: 5 Boys Baker

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

— Susie Foresman