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Pretty Cranberry Coffee Cake

 Pretty Cranberry Coffee Cake
"This is one of the prettiest coffee cakes I've ever seen, and also one of the best I've ever tasted," comments Darlene Markel of Sublimity, Oregon.
9 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 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 chopped walnuts
  • OPTIONAL GLAZE:
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 to 4 teaspoons warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and extract; mix
  • well. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to
  • creamed mixture alternately with sour cream.
  • Spoon a third of the batter into a greased 9-in. square baking pan.
  • Top with a third of the cranberry sauce. Repeat layers twice.
  • Sprinkle with walnuts.
  • Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near

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Pretty Cranberry Coffee Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Combine glaze
  • ingredients and drizzle over cake. Yield: 9 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 568 calories, 30 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 559 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.