Baked With Love

“Baking and love go hand in hand, for as one bakes a tasty treat and fills the room with its sweet aroma, the true joy is to take what has been made and share it with another.” ~ Heather Wolf

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Good morning, sweet friends.  I woke up this morning, thinking about what I should send you for your recipe this week.  This is such a busy time of year for everyone, so much happening in our lives and homes.  Therefore, I thought you may enjoy this easy, as well as scrumptious, coffee cake recipe.

Creamy Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe -Chopped cranberries and orange peel give this coffee cake bursts of tart flavor, but a cream cheese layer on top sweetens it nicely. It's so lovely, you'll want to serve it when company comes. -Nancy Roper, Etobicoke, Ontario

It is wonderful with a cup of coffee or tea.  And it also travels well, should you be called upon to deliver a little goodness.


2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup sugar

1-1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1 egg

3/4 cup orange juice

1/4 cup butter, melted

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 cups coarsely chopped fresh or frozen cranberries

1 tbls. grated orange peel


1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup sugar

1 egg

1 tsp. vanilla extract


3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2cup sugar

1/2 cup cold butter


In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Combine the egg, orange juice, butter, and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients until well combined. Fold in the cranberries and orange peel. Pour into a greased 9-in. springform pan.

In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. add egg and vanilla; mix well. Spread over batter. Combine the flour and sugar; cut in butter until and vanilla resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle cranberries and.

Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 70-75 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes before removing sides of panYield: 12servings.

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Enjoy the recipe ~ it is sent with love!

Au Revoir,


Image:  Pinterest

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Penny at Enjoying The Simple Things
Penny at Enjoying The Simple Things
3 years ago

That sounds wonderful! I just made a coffee cake the other day that has been in our family for years.

Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors

Sandra, I wish I had a piece of this cake this morning! It looks and sounds scrumptious! I can’t wait to make this! Thanks for sharing, and enjoy your day sweet friend!!!

bonnie morgan
3 years ago

Your coffee cake sounds delicious. Beautiful photo and styling. This recipe sounds like one I will save. What a pretty start to my day!

Brenda @ It\'s A Beautiful Life

This looks scrumptious!! I can almost taste it! Thanks for the lovely recipe. Happy baking, Sandra.

Rita C at Panoply
3 years ago

Ooh, Sandra, this looks and sounds so good! I’m pinning it, not sure I’ll get to it before Christmas, but really want to try it, thank you!

Pam Richardson
3 years ago

Sandra, what a perfectly beautiful coffee cake…I must bake it, I love cranberries. If I could, I would pull a slice through my IPad screen to enjoy with my coffee on this cold and rainy Saturday morning! You share the best recipes sweet friend!