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Almond Fruit Crescent Coffee Cake

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Refrigerated crescent rolls "doctored" with a rich almond filling become an impressive coffee cake to include in your holiday entertaining.

COFFEE CAKE

2/3
cup ground almonds
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, softened
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
3/4
teaspoon almond extract
1/3
cup mixed candied fruit
2
(8-oz.) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

GLAZE

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

GARNISH

2
tablespoons sliced almonds

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine ground almonds, sugar, flour, margarine, lemon peel and 3/4 teaspoon almond extract; blend well. Stir in candied fruit.
  • 2 Unroll dough; separate into 16 triangles. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon almond mixture on each triangle. Starting with shortest side of triangle, roll loosely to opposite point. Place 9 rolls, point side down, in spoke fashion in ungreased 9-inch pie pan. Place remaining 7 rolls, point sidedown, around edge of pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown and center is no longer doughy. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes. Remove from pan.
  • 4 In small bowl, blend all glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm coffee cake. Garnish with sliced almonds. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine ground almonds, sugar, flour, margarine, lemon peel and 3/4 teaspoon almond extract; blend well. Stir in candied fruit.
  • 2 Unroll dough; separate into 16 triangles. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon almond mixture on each triangle. Starting with shortest side of triangle, roll loosely to opposite point. Place 9 rolls, point side down, in spoke fashion in ungreased 9-inch pie pan. Place remaining 7 rolls, point sidedown, around edge of pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown and center is no longer doughy. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes. Remove from pan.
  • 4 In small bowl, blend all glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm coffee cake. Garnish with sliced almonds. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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