Raspberry and streusel coffee cake

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PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

2 hrs 25 min

Serves

8

Raspberry and streusel coffee cake

Photo, Erik Putz.

The name's a bit misleading: These casual, not-too-sweet cakes aren't coffee-flavoured, they're meant to be enjoyed with coffee instead.


Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour , (90 g)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar , (105 g)
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds , toasted (58 g)
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter , cut into cubes (125 g)

Cake

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour , (435 g)
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds , toasted (60 g)
  • 1 tbsp baking powder , (12 g)
  • 1 tsp salt , (6 g)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar , (205 g)
  • 2/3 cups unsalted butter , at room temperature (132 g)
  • 2 eggs , (100 g)
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 2 tsp vanilla , (24 g)
  • 2/3 cup milk , divided (84 g)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries

Glazed

  • 3/4 cup icing sugar , (90 g)
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla , (6 g)

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Oil or spray a 10-in. tube pan.
  • COMBINE 2/3 cup flour with 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 cup almonds in a bowl. Add 1/2 cup cold butter and work in, using your fingers, until crumbly. Set aside.
  • STIR 2 3/4 cups flour with 1/2 cup almonds, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.
  • BEAT 1 cup granulated sugar with 2/3 cup butter in a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium, until fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well and scraping sides of bowl. Beat in zests and 2 tsp vanilla. Fold in one-third of flour mixture, then half of milk. Repeat additions, ending with flour mixture. Stir in frozen raspberries. Scrape batter into pan, smoothing top. Sprinkle with streusel.
  • BAKE in centre of oven until a tester comes out clean, 1 hour. Cool in pan on rack for 20 min, then turn out onto rack. Whisk icing sugar with water and 1/2 tsp vanilla in a small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 749,
  • Protein
  • 12 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 95 g,
  • Fat
  • 37 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 434 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin A
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