Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

"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 Recipe #46378. Adapted from Cooks Recipes. Enjoy!"
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Ready In:
1hr 10mins




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

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  1. This was delicious!
  2. This looks lovely and gives a lovely burst of lemon flavor. Thanks for posting!
  3. 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
  4. This was pretty good. I used my own lemon curd recipe, and omitted the almonds (personal preferance). Thanks!


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