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.

Upside Down Berry Cornmeal Coffee Cake

Brighten up your breakfast table with this pretty cake from Recipe Girl. The berries take center stage here, but they’re also complemented with a cornmeal base and a lemon glaze. With a dollop of whipped cream on top, it’ll be a hit with the whole family. To grab the recipe, click here.

photo: Recipe Girl

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

— Susie Foresman