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Strawberry Almond Coffee Cake

 Strawberry Almond Coffee Cake
I came across this winning recipe when helping my mom organize her extensive recipe collection.
9 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine cornstarch and strawberries until
  • blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat or until thickened. Remove
  • from the heat. Stir in cinnamon and almond extract; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture
  • is crumbly. Set aside 1/2 cup for topping. Add baking powder, baking
  • soda and salt to the remaining flour mixture. Stir in buttermilk and
  • egg until moistened.
  • Spread 1-1/2 cups of batter into a greased 8-in. square baking dish.
  • Carefully spread with the strawberry mixture. Drop remaining batter
  • by tablespoonfuls over strawberry mixture. Sprinkle with reserved

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Strawberry Almond Coffee Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • crumb mixture. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until golden
  • brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 9 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 367 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 309 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.