Cranberry, Almond & Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Cranberry, Almond & Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

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Melissa Baldan


Lots of yumminess baked inside, this cake is the PERFECT breakfast on Christmas Day.
It's sure to be a crowd pleaser for any holiday gathering, as well (or anytime!)
This versatile bread can be enjoyed at breakfast, dessert or anytime!


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  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 - 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, room temp
  • 1-1/2 c
    almonds, slivered or chopped
  • 1/2 c
    cranberry sauce
  • 2 tsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices
  • 1 Tbsp
    powdered sugar, optional

How to Make Cranberry, Almond & Cream Cheese Coffee Cake


  1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add one egg at a time, mixing completely after each egg. Fold in sour cream and vanilla. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Gradually add flour mixture to the butter mixture.
  2. Into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan pour 1/2 the mixture. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, almonds, cranberry sauce, orange peel and pumpkin pie spices using a beater; spoon evenly over batter. Top with remaining batter. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  3. Cool in pan for 15 minutes before removing. Cool on wire rack.
    Sprinkle with Powdered Sugar, if desired.

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