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Lemon Coffee Cake

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 40 min.
Cook Time: 50 min.
Total: 1 hr. 30 min.
Kate Miller
Cut yourself a piece and eat with tea or coffee.


  • Streusel1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbs butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • Coffee Cake2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 6 oz container low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 Tbs freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup lemon curd
  • Glaze1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp water


  • For streusel: In a small bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in coconut.
  • For coffee cake: In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir to combine.
  • Add remaining ingredients, except lemon curd, and beat until well combined.
  • Butter and flour a springform pan. Spread half of the cake batter into the bottom of the pan.
  • Sprinkle on half of the streusel topping and spread on the lemon curd, to within a 1/2 inch of the edges. Spoon on remaining dough and remaining streusel.
  • Bake at 350F for 50 to 60 minutes, until golden brown and set. Let cool for at least 10 minutes. Remove sides of pan.
  • For glaze: While cake cools, stir together powdered sugar, lemon juice, and water. Drizzle on top of coffee cake and let cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 625
  Calories from Fat 286 (46%)
(51%)Total Fat 33g
(113%)Saturated Fat 23g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(28%)Cholesterol 85mg
(42%)Sodium 1012mg
(6%)Potassium 197mg
Total Carbohydrate 80g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 38g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(15%)Protein 7g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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