They won't know that this raspberry coffee cake is low calorie and low fat. The only thing they will know is that you are an excellent baker and this cake is delicious. I usually do not bother with the glaze. The recipe loses nothing if you opt for a glaze free coffee cake. Enjoy! P.S. This is 3 points per slice.
This is the easiest tastiest breakfast pie!! I love how the crust forms while baking. You can obviously add any other veggies, like a can of mushrooms or chopped bell peppers. Ham or Sausage may be substituted for bacon. Mmm good.
This recipe was taken from the Jan/Feb 2006 issue of Saltscapes (Canada's east coast magazine). A lady from New Minas, Nova Scotia won third prize in the magazine's 5th annual recipe contest for this cake. Depending on just how tart I want the glaze and if I want more of it, I sometimes double or even triple it.
There's nothing like a little piece of sweet coffee cake to go with your coffee or tea in the morning! And this is a great one if you like cherries and almond flavor together. If you're like me, you can even go with 2 tsp almond extract and skip the vanilla. You can also use other pie fillings to change the taste, although cherry is my favorite. This comes from one of my favorite and most used cookbooks, The Best of Mennonite Fellowship Meals.