Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Raspberry Cofee Cake

Made this to go with our brunch on Sunday...although it really should be a dessert! :)

Recipe originally found here.

1 1/2 C. sugar
1/2 C. shortening
1/2 C. butter or margarine
1 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs
1 tsp. almond extract
3 C. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 can raspberry pie filling (can substitute with cherry, strawberry or peach...but raspberry is our FAVE!!)

Mix first 8 ingredients.

Spray 9x13 pan with cooking spray.

Press 2/3 of batter into bottom of pan. Spread pie filling evenly over batter.

Dollop the rest of the batter over the top. (It's pretty sticky, so I take little balls of it, smash it flat like a pancake and then lay it on top. I do this over the entire surface so that it covers more space than just dropping little drops here and there.)

Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

Drizzle runny icing over the top as soon as it comes out of the oven.


Mix 3 C. powdered sugar, 1 cube margarine (melted), 1 tsp. vanilla & milk - prepare it RUNNY so that it pours easily over the top of your coffeecake.

Enjoy WARM with a tall glass of milk or orange juice!

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