Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jan 13th
  • Ready In55m
  • Servings10
  • Calories470
We have this every Christmas and Easter morning, as well as for company. I have given it as a gift when we are house guests as well.

Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake for 10 servings:

  • Cake:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 (16 ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • Icing:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  • water as needed

Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook40m
  • Ready In55m

To cook Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake is about 40 minutes , and you can serve your Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake within 55 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sandy’s Cranberry Coffee Cake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a fluted tube pan.
  2. 2 Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. 3 Beat sugar and margarine together in a bowl until creamy. Add sour cream, eggs, and 1 teaspoon almond extract to sugar mixture; beat until smooth. Pour sugar mixture into flour mixture and mix to form a smooth batter. Pour 1/3 the batter into the prepared pan.
  4. 4 Pour cranberry sauce into a bowl and stir. Spread 1/2 sauce over batter in the prepared pan. Pour 1/3 the batter over cranberry sauce, and spread second 1/2 cranberry sauce over the batter. Top with remaining 1/3 cake batter.
  5. 5 Bake in the preheated oven until golden and cooked through, about 40 minutes.
  6. 6 Whisk confectioners' sugar and 1 tablespoon almond extract together in a bowl until smooth, adding enough water for icing to reach a drizzling consistency. Drizzle icing over cake.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 470 calories; 19.6 grams of fat; 69.5 grams of carbohydrates; 4.7 grams of protein; 47 milligrams of cholesterol; 485 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 2nd 2019

    This was so good and moist! I substituted with gluten-free flour blend because my daughter is celiac. The whole family loved it!

  2. Dec 25th 2018

    I didn’t have any white sugar so I used brown sugar and jellied cranberry sauce. I didn’t have confectioners sugar so I just iced the cake with regular icing I had in the pantry. My husb ...

  3. Mar 14th 2018

    I made this for Christmas morning. Everyone loved it and it will be a tradition for us. The only thing I noted was I put too much batter down the first round and so my layers of cranberry sa ...

  4. Oct 26th 2016

    I used sugar substitute and fresh cranberries for this recipe and it came out great. I will definitely make it again.

  5. May 11th 2016

    I followed the directions exactly except used 1 tsp. of Almond extract in the glaze. It was wonderful. I brought to work for a pot luck and everyone loved it. I was asked for the recipe a ...

  6. Sep 13th 2014

    I am not typically a big fan of coffee cakes, but, my husband is and also loves cranberries,so, this seemed a win win. I was pleasantly surprised that both my husband and I loved it! The ...