Cranberry Coffeecake

5
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.

Step-By-Step

1Berries:
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..
2Cake:
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.
3With 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).
4Drop 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 Cranberry Coffeecake

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