Sunday, January 13, 2019

Lemon Coffee Cake





Lemon Coffee Cake

 

Lemon Coffee Cake is delicious, moist, sweet and tangy breakfast or snack cake, but also very satisfying dessert.

Ingredients

Crumb Topping:

·         2/3 cup all-purpose flour
·         Dash of salt
·         3 Tablespoons light brown sugar
·         5 Tablespoons sugar
·         4 Tablespoons unsalted butter-melted and slightly cooled

Cake:

·         1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
·         1 teaspoon baking powder
·         ¼ teaspoon salt
·         6 Tablespoons unsalted butter-softened
·         1 cup sugar
·         1 teaspoon vanilla
·         grated lemon zest from 1 lemon
·         2 eggs
·         ¾ cup sour cream
·         1 cup lemon curd (store bought or homemade)

Cream Cheese Filling:

·         8 oz. cream cheese-softened
·         1 egg
·         ½ teaspoon vanilla
·         4 Tablespoons sugar

Homemade Lemon Curd:

·         ½ cup lemon juice
·         2 teaspoons lemon zest
·         ½ cup sugar
·         2 eggs
·         5 Tablespoons unsalted butter

 Instructions

1.    To make homemade lemon curd, in a sauce pan melt the butter.  Remove from the heat, add sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest, whisk to combine. Add eggs and whisk well. Place over medium heat and cook for 5-6 minutes until all sugar dissolve and the mixture is thick enough to hold the marks from a whisk. Cool completely.
2.    Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 8 x 8 x 2 inch square baking pan (or 9 x 9 inch pan) with parchment paper leaving an overhang the sides, spray with non-stick spray and set aside.
3.    First make the crumb topping. In a bowl stir together flour, sugar, brown sugar and salt. Then add melted butter and stir with a fork until pea size crumb form. Set in the fridge until ready to use.
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