Cranberry Coffeecake

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Today 10-24-2013 I made this at 6:30 AM..So my family could have it when they got up for breakfast this morning..So tender and moist...It was soon devoured!


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Serves:

6 to 9

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

BERRIES

18 oz
fresh cranberries (1 1/2 bags), sorted (3 cups cooked sauce)
1 1/2 c
water
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 pinch
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla

CAKE

2 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter flavored crisco
1/2 c
milk
1 large
egg, beaten

CUSTARD SAUCE

2 large
eggs
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1 pinch
salt
1 1/2 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 dash(es)
cinnamon
cook ingredients in top of double boiler, stirring constantly until mixture coats a spoon. add the vanilla and cinnamon.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Berries:
Can use 3 cups canned and drained, add the vanilla and cinnamon.
To cook Fresh:
Bring the water and sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add cranberries and return to a a boil. Reduce heat and boil gently for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in vanilla and cinnamon. Set aside while preparing cake..
2
Cake:
Combine flour,baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar in a mixing bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender of 3 tined fork, until the shortening is in small pieces.
Add milk to beaten egg and then pour into dry ingredients.Mix until flour is moistened and dough will hold together.Set aside.
3
With a slotted spoon scoop cranberries from sauce and place in bottom of an 8 inch square baking dish sprayed with Joy of Baking with flour spray( save liquid from berries for another baking or cooking adventure).
4
Drop batter evenly over cranberries in prepared dish;spread to cover evenly.Bake at 350^ for about 30 minutes.Cool slightly; and then invert onto serving plate.Pour custard sauce over each serving if desired:or whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Breakfast, Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids