Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

We are listening to the thunder and the rain which comes down in torrents, when it does come down.  So far, so good and we are optimistic.

To prove to you I am cool, I have just baked two cakes, on a cream cheese coffee cake and the other a Mango Nut Yogurt Cake.  Made them both gluten-free for hubby but I will be sharing this.  They are still baking and if possible, I will get a photo up, tonight. In the meanwhile, here is the recipe for the Cream Cheese Coffee Cake.  I plan to put the Mango cake on My Sweet and Savory.

 Cream Cheese Coffee Cake


1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (gluten-free brown rice blend)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Set batter aside.

In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Spoon half of the batter into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Top with filling and remaining batter. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack.


    1. Yum, I'd love a piece of this coffee cake now, and it's 11PM!

    2. I'm so glad you guys are okay and had some delicious desserts to feast on during the hurricane!

    3. ..........Ohhhhh, I didn't realize that you were
      .......... in the path of Hurricane Irene. Or
      .......... I'd have wished you well. Hope you
      ........... got through, without much damage, etc.
      .............Btw, do you realize that I had to do make..........these dots, to have my comment show
      ...............on your blog?

      ..........Because your button (let's do brunch)
      ..........extends over your comment box.
      ..........Please, can you fix this, when you have
      ...........the time???????????????

    4. Hi! Thanks for stopping by to check on me, we are still without electicity in my neighborhood in VA, but other than that we are well. Now I check on you. I hope all is well. Your coffee cake looks great!

    5. this sounds absolutely decadent! i LOVE coffee cake and i love creamcheese, and though i've had cheese danish, i don't think i've ever had this combo before!

      hope you stayed dry- our power went out and i was freaking out about water coming in, even with our battery-backed sump... power came back in time. whew!

    6. oooohhhh! The coffee cake looks AND sounds delicious!!! Thanks so much for linking up to the Tuesday To Do Party! Can't wait to see what you've been up to this week!


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