Insulating the cake pan helps the cake bake evenly and flat. Use strips of an old towel (and no, they do not burn). Just drench in water, wrap them around the pans, and bake. Gets rid of the bump that you can get when your cakes bake.
Cream cheese coffee cake recipe ~ The cake is moist and buttery, with a cheesecake like swirl in the middle, some texture from the streusel and sweetness from the powdered sugar glaze. Christmas breakfast with coffee.