Almond Fruit Crescent Coffee Cake

Refrigerated crescent rolls "doctored" with a rich almond filling become an impressive coffee cake to include in your holiday entertaining.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

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

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  • 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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
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.