Cranberry Cream Cheese Cinnamon Coffee Cake - Major Hoff Takes A Wife

Cranberry Cream Cheese Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cranberry Cream Cheese Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe

Perfect recipe for those holiday brunches…..

Cranberry Cream Cheese
Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Perfect recipe for those holiday brunches! Cranberry Cream Cheese Cinnamon Coffee Cake. Print the recipe for an easy Christmas breakfast recipe or a sweet afternoon snack.
 I fell in love with this cinnamon coffee cake recipe a few years back. Adding in the cream cheese and cranberry just sets it over the top. It’s a perfect recipe for a holiday brunch or get together. It’s sweet, but not too sweet, so it’s a perfect breakfast dish, or wonderful as an afternoon snack. My kiddos eat this up! The sour cream and cream cheese make it amazingly moist. I’m so happy to add the recipe for cranberry cream cheese cinnamon coffee cake to Cranberry Crush week!

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     This square coffee cake looks so elegant on a cake stand surrounded by cranberries and cinnamon sticks.

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     If you’ve followed me for awhile, you know I have a large white cake stand collection. I can’t seem to get enough!

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     The cake actually contains cranberry sauce, hence the cranberry garnish. The topping is a cinnamon sugar topping that is so divine!

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     Just to the right of the pie server you might spy the tiny ripple of cranberry cream cheese. It’s hard to spot, but I promise you the flavor goes through the entire cake.

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     You can spy it a bit on this piece as well.

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    I just love the cracked ripples that go through the cinnamon sugar topping.

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     The cake is dense, but still airy. A little bit goes a long way. This 9 inch square can feed quite a few mouths!

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    I gave several pieces to some very happy neighbors.

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yield: 9 generous slicesprint recipe
The best cinnamon coffee cake with cranberries and cream cheese

Cranberry Cream Cheese Cinnamon Coffee Cake

prep time: 20 MINScook time: 50 MINStotal time: 70 mins
Perfect recipe for those holiday brunches! Cranberry Cream Cheese Cinnamon Coffee Cake. You'll love this moist dense cake for breakfast or a snack!


Ingredients For Batter:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
Coffee Cake Filling
Cinnamon Sugar Topping
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger


For the Batter
  1. Cream the butter with the brown sugar in a mixer until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in eggs, one at a time, making sure they are incorporated.
  3. Add in the vanilla.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  5. Slowly add in 1/3 of the flour into the batter. Add in 1/2 cup sour cream. Next, add in another third of the flour. Once that is well mixed, add in the rest of the sour cream. Finally, add in the last third of the flour. Beat until just combined.
For the Filling:
  1. Cream together the cream cheese and sugar. Slowly add in an egg. Finish by beating in the vanilla and the cranberry sauce. Set aside.
Cinnamon Topping:
  1. Combine the sugars, cinnamon and ginger. Set aside.
Assembling the coffee cake.
  1. PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 degrees
  2. In a greased 9 inch square pan, place half the batter into the pan.
  3. Next, layer on the filling
  4. Top with the remaining batter
  5. Using a knife, slice vertically and horizontally to distribute and mix in the filling throughout the cake.
  6. Finally, top with the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  7. Bake for 35 minutes and check for browning. If it's browning too much, place foil over the pan. Cook for an additional 15-20 minutes, checking often. The cake is done when a toothpick comes out clean.
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This recipe is part of my Cranberry Crush week:

Cranberry Love on Major Hoff Takes A Wife

Yesterday I brought you the fun Rosemary Cranberry Moscow Mule Recipe:
Rosemary Cranberry Moscow Mule

Don't forget these savory, melt in your mouth Cranberry BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches:

Cranberry BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Sunday I brought you this fabulous Old Fashioned Cranberry Salad Ice Box Cake:

Old Fashioned Cranberry Salad Ice Box Cake

Of course, Cranberry Crush week wouldn’t be complete without my Make Ahead Cranberry Sauce!
The best make ahead cranberry sauce
Be sure to come back each day and find more cranberry posts:

CRANBERRY CRUSH : A Week of recipes with Major Hoff Takes A Wife

Are you a fan of coffee cake? Do you love it with sour cream like I do?

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