Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

An old-fashioned favorite! This will be a hit at a holiday meal or potluck.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup sugar
3/4
cup cold butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup sour cream
1
teaspoon almond extract
2
eggs
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup raspberry preserves
1/2
cup sliced almonds

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and side of 9- or 10-inch springform pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix flour and 3/4 cup of the sugar. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Reserve 1 cup of the crumb mixture in small bowl.
  • 3 To remaining crumb mixture, add baking powder, baking soda, salt, sour cream, almond extract and 1 of the eggs; blend well. Spread batter over bottom and 2 inches up side (about 1/4 inch thick) of pan.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat cream cheese, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and remaining egg with electric mixer, or mix with spoon. Pour into batter-lined pan. Carefully spoon preserves evenly over cream cheese filling. Add almonds to reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over preserves.
  • 5 Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until filling is set and crust is deep golden brown. Cool 15 minutes; remove side of pan. Serve warm or cool. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Enjoy this coffee cake as a bread accompaniment or as a brunch dessert.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
3g
3%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.