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Dream Coffee Cake

This sweet coffee cake combines the delicious flavors of raspberry and cream cheese.
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee cake
Servings: 8

Ingredients

Cake Layer

  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups butter
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp almond extract

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup raspberry preserve

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Grease two 9- or 10- inch springform or deep round foil pans.
  • Combine 4 1/2 cups flour and 1 1/2 c sugar
  • Cut in 1 1/2 cups butter.
  • Reserve 2 cups crumb mixture.
  • To remaining crumb mixture add 2 beaten eggs, 1 1/2 cups sour cream, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp each baking powder, baking soda, and 2 tsp almond extract. Mix.
  • Spread over bottom and up sides of prepared pans.
  • Then combine 1 pound softened cream cheese with 1/4 tsp vanilla, 2 beaten eggs, and 1/2 cup sugar.
  • Spread half of this mixture over the batter in each pan.
  • On top of the cream cheese mixture on each cake spread 1/2 cup raspberry preserve
  • Spread remaining crumb mixture over the top of two cakes, distributing evenly
  • Bake cakes 45 to 55 minutes. Test with toothpick for doneness. Cool the cakes at least half an hour before serving.
  • Better to make ahead and refrigerate.