Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

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

This is just what you are looking for to go with that hot cup of coffee in the morning ; ) I've made this a few times now and it is simply awesome! I know you are going to love this coffecake. This recipe is very well suited for stay over company. Use either a commercial lemon curd, or try my delicious Lemon Curd. Adapted from Cooks Recipes. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour 9" springform pan or use a 9" to 10" round cake pan.
  3. Combine flour and sugar in medium bowl.
  4. Cut in the butter with pastry blender or use two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Reserve 1 cup of the crumb mixture to use for topping.
  6. To remaining crumb mixture add sour cream, egg, vanilla extract, baking powder, baking soda and salt; blend well.
  7. Spread over bottom and 2" up the sides of the prepared pan. (You are making a crust in this step. To ease spreading, put a little flour on your fingertips).
  8. For Filling: Beat cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar and large egg in small mixer bowl until smooth.
  9. Spread over batter in pan.
  10. For the Topping: Spoon curd over filling; sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture and then sprinkle with sliced almonds.
  11. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until cream cheese filling is set and crust is golden brown.
  12. Cool slightly on wire rack.
  13. To serve (from springform pan), remove side of pan; slice coffee cake into wedges.


Most Helpful

This looks lovely and gives a lovely burst of lemon flavor. Thanks for posting!

pattikay in L.A. April 13, 2009

This was sooo good! I wish I hadn't eatten so much BBQ before getting to desert! That's ok, more for me tomorrow :) I will be adding more of the lemon curd nexst time, probably the whole amount made with your Lemon Curd recipe

Sam #3 July 01, 2007

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