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Easy Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe

Even people who don't usually care for cranberries will love this warm and tasty coffee cake. And you'll be happy to know it's simple to make!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, halved
  • HOT BUTTER SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine milk and butter; add to dry ingredients and mix well. Fold in cranberries. Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • 2. For sauce, melt butter in a saucepan; gradually add sugar and cream. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat; add vanilla. Serve over warm coffee cake. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 439 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 373 mg sodium, 70 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.