Berry Orange Coffee Cake {Recipe}

Every morning is a good morning for Berry Orange Coffee Cakes, from Ann at On Sutton Place.  If any time is a good time, then get to baking.  Message me once they come out of the oven and then I’ll send you my mailing address.  You can do that you know.

berry orange coffee cake


Berry Orange Coffee Cakes
Ann: On Sutton Place
  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 1½ t. cinnamon
  • ½ t. baking soda
  • ½ t. baking powder
  • 1/3 c. butter softened
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • ½ c. white sugar
  • 1 c. whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 T. finely shredded fresh orange peel
  • 1 T. fresh orange juice
  • ½ t. vanilla
  • 1½ c. fresh cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 2 T. finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 recipe Orange Glaze (below)
  • ½ c. walnuts or pecans toasted and chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease 15 muffin cups. (I made mini loaves and got 8.)
  3. In a bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and a pinch of salt.
  4. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer beat butter and sugars until fluffy.
  5. Beat in ricotta, egg, orange peel, orange juice and vanilla.
  6. Stir in flour mixture just until combined.
  7. Fold in cranberries and ginger.
  8. Fill prepared muffin cups or loaf pans ? full.
  9. Bake 20-25 min. until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  10. Cool in pan 5 min.
  11. Remove; cool slightly.
  12. Spoon on glaze. Sprinkle with nuts and additional orange peel if desired.
  13. Orange Glaze: Combine 1 c. powdered sugar, 2 T. orange juice and ½ t. vanilla. Stir in 2 T. melted butter and 1 t. shredded orange peel.

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  • December 24, 2012


    Thanks for the feature! This was the perfect Christmas present. Happy Holidays to everyone at Sugar Loco…enjoy!

  • December 24, 2012

    Inspire Me Heather

    Thanks for posting this yummy looking recipe – happy holidays!