Buttermilk Polish Coffee Cake Recipe

June 18, 2018 2 Comments

Buttermilk Polish Coffee Cake Recipe

Buttermilk Polish Coffee Cake Recipe

This Polish coffee cake recipe or placek z kruszonka in Polish was passed down from my Babcia to my mother. Babcia made this around the holidays, when family was coming to visit and to donate to local events. It rarely lasted more than a few days.


  • 1/2 C Maragine
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 4 Cups Flour
  • 2 teas baking powder
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • vanilla


  • 2/3 Cup & flour
  • 2/3 c sugar
  • 5 tablespoons margarine

Bake 350 - 35-40 minutes


2 Responses

Helen Messmer
Helen Messmer

July 20, 2018

I am a Polish gal, parents came from Kracow in 1917. Love to cook Polish dishes, known for my yearly “Polish Night” where I invite many friends to share at my table.(I have people telling me they hope to get invited next year.) Married a German guy, and he loved my cooking.


June 30, 2018

This looks just like the one my mom made but withou the buttermilk. Do you have the directions my recipe was hand written and is over 45 years old and almost illegible.

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