Buttery Cream Cheese Layer Coffeecake

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is a very delicious buttery cake with a cream cheese layer baked on top...simply irresistable!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13' x 9" baking pan.
  3. in a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt; cut in the shortening with a pastry knife or food processor, until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Mix in 3 of the eggs, and the melted butter; combine well.
  5. Spread batter over bottom of prepared baking pan.
  6. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, the 2 remaining eggs, the cofectioners sugar (reserve 2 Tbsp of confectioners sugar for sprinkling on top of cake), and the vanilla; pour the mixture over batter in the baking pan.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven; sprinkle with the reserved 2 TBSP sugar over the top.
  9. Return the cake to oven; bake for 30-35 minutes longer.
  10. When done, the cake will still be moist in the center.
  11. Cool slightly before serving.

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