Cranberry Nut Coffee Cake

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Preheat oven to 350

  • 1/2 Cup room temp butter
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t Baking Powder
  • 1 t Baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 t salt (optional)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 t almond extract
  • 1 – 160z can cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (pecans or almonds)

Cream butter & sugar till fluffy.
Beat in eggs one at a time until smooth.

Combine dry ingredients and alternate adding dry ingredients and sour cream to the butter mixture.  Once incorporated, pour 1/2 the batter into a greased 9×13″ pan.  Swirl 1/2 of the cranberry sauce and half of the nuts over the batter.  Top with remaining batter, followed by the rest of the cranberry sauce and nuts.

Bake in a preheated to 350 degree oven for 40 minutes.  Cool completely.

To make the icing.  Combine 3/4 cup of powdered sugar and about four TB of water in a small saucepan, and bring to a light boil,  add in 1/4 tsp almond extract.  Drizzle over coffe cake.

Serves 12-16

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