Almond Coffeecake

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This cake is doubly delicious due to the cream cheese and vanilla chip filling. You can't eat just one piece because it leads to another and another and......

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-10 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
loaf thawed bread dough
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1 large
egg
1 tsp
almond extract
3/4 c
vanilla or white melting candy chips
1 tsp
milk, 2%

GLAZE:

1 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
almond extract
1 to 2 tsp
milk, 2%
1/2 c
slivered almonds, toasted

Step-By-Step

1On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 15 x 9-inch rectangle. Transfer to a lightly greased or sprayed baking sheet (jelly roll pan).
In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
Beat in egg and extract (filling will be soft).
Spread filling down center of rectangle; sprinkle with vanilla candy chips.
On each long side of dough, cut 1-inch wide strips, about 1/2 inch from filling.
Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling.(like braiding but let filling show.) Seal ends. Cover and let rise in a warm place for about one hour.
Brush with milk.
Bake at 350^ for 20-30 minutes or just until golden brown.
Cool pan on rack.
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Make glaze:
In a small bowl, combine sugar and extract. Stir in enough milk to achieve desired consistency. Drizzle over warm coffeecake. Sprinkle with almonds.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy