Cranberry Coffee Cake

Submitted by: brookdale on December 24, 2010

Holiday coffee cake…great for a potluck or family gathering.

Servings: 16   Prep Time: about 10 min   Cook Time: 55 min  


1 stick butter, melted
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. almond flavor
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 pint sour cream (8 oz.)
1 can whole cranberry sauce (or your own homemade)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

3/4 cup confectioners sugar
2 Tbsp. warm water
1/2 tsp. almond flavor


Melt margarine. Add sugar, almond flavor, and eggs; beat. Mix dry ingredients, add and stir in, alternating with sour cream. Spread half the batter in a well greased and floured tube or spring form pan. Spread with half the cranberry sauce, the rest of the batter, and top with the remaining cranberry sauce. Sprinkle with half a cup chopped walnuts if desired.

Bake at 350 for 55 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Remove from pan. Stir topping ingredients together and drizzle over cake.

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