Cranberry Crunch Coffee Cake

Southern Living
12 to 15 servings


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2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided
1/2 cup egg substitute
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 3/4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, minced


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar and 1/2 cup brown sugar, beating well. Add egg substitute, beating well.

Combine flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition. Spoon half of batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch pan.

Combine remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and walnuts; sprinkle half of mixture over batter, and top with cranberries. Top with remaining batter, and sprinkle with remaining brown sugar mixture.

Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into squares, and serve coffee cake warm.

Created date

October 2003