Almond Fruit Crescent Coffee Cake

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

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

Directions

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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.

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