Caramel Crunch Coffee Cake

Recipe by Dani Jean
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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream together 1/4 cup margarine, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, 1/2 tablespoon milk.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat oven to 275 degrees F.
  • Combine brown sugar and water in a 4 cup microwave proof cup.
  • Microwave on high 5 minutes until sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Remove from microwave and stir in vanilla and salt.
  • In mixing bowl, mix oats and brown sugar mixture.
  • Spread onto parchment lined cookie sheet and bake 45 minutes-1 hour until golden brown.
  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, 3/4 cup light brown sugar and 1/2 cup granulated sugar with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add this dry mixture to the moist ingredients a little at a time.
  • Add milk and mix well.
  • Pour half the batter into a 9 x 13 baking pan that has been buttered and dusted with a light coating of flour.
  • Sprinkle with caramels and cinnamon.
  • Pour remaining batter over.
  • Bake 50 minutes or until edge begins to brown.
  • Spread cream cheese topping over slightly cooled cake.
  • Sprinkle granola topping over cream cheese.
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