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.

Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake

Chocolate for breakfast is every kid’s dream, and this creation from Brown Eyed Baker is sure to please parents too. It’s a simple chocolate chip loaf cake fancied up with a sweet and crunchy crumb topping. To find out how it’s made, click here.

photo: Brown Eyed Baker

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

— Susie Foresman