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Moist Cranberry Coffee Cake

 Moist Cranberry Coffee Cake
A delightful cranberry filling is tucked inside every slice of this moist coffee-cake. The toasted almonds on top add pleasant crunch. —Karen Dietert, New Braunfels, Texas
10-12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time,
  • beating well after each addition. Stir in almond extract. Combine
  • the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed
  • mixture alternately with sour cream.
  • Spread half of the batter into a greased 10-in. tube pan; top with
  • half of the cranberry sauce. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted
  • near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing

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Moist Cranberry Coffee Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • In a small bowl, combine the glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle
  • over coffee cake. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 368 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 343 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.