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Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake

May 6, 2017 (Last Updated: February 16, 2019)

Fresh or frozen raspberries can be used in this delicious Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake.

A slice of Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake on a small white plate.

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? Have you planned something special? Are you still looking for something to make for breakfast, brunch or perhaps a dessert?  Then this Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake is just what you are looking for!

A slice of Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake

Don’t you just love it when a recipe can be used for breakfast or dessert? Coffee cakes are like that. It’s totally okay to have this for breakfast! Just think how happy your mom would be…and you too!

A bite of Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake

Fresh or frozen raspberries?

I used frozen raspberries in this cake, but fresh would be amazing too. To use fresh berries, reduce cooking time by 5 minutes and check cake to see if it is done.

The whole cake is topped with a crumb topping made with almonds, cinnamon and brown sugar.

Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake fresh out of the oven.

Why is it called a coffee cake?

Just about any cake can be called a coffee cake. Traditionally they are a cake with a streusel topping. Coffee cake does not contain any coffee, but it is perfect eaten alongside a cup of coffee! If you love coffee cakes, check out this Blueberry Banana Coffee Cake

Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake is a delicious coffee cake perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert This coffee cake can be made with fresh or frozen raspberries. #coffeecake #raspberries

5 from 3 votes
Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake
Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

Raspberry Coffee cake topped with an almond crumb topping. 

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee cake, easy coffee cake, raspberry coffee cake
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 238 kcal
Author: Kathy
Ingredients
Cake
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups raspberries
Crumb Topping
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.

  2. In another bowl combine eggs, vanilla, butter and milk.  

  3. Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients.

  4. Gently fold in raspberries.

  5. Pour cake mixture into a greased 8 x 8 inch pan. 

Crumb Topping
  1. In a bowl combine almonds, cinnamon and brown sugar. 

  2. Spread crumb topping evenly over cake batter. 

  3. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 55-60 minutes.

Recipe Notes

You may use a larger sized pan (9 x 13 inch). Reduce cooking time to 45 minutes. Check for doneness with a toothpick. Bake for an additional 5 minutes if cake is not fully baked. 

Nutrition Facts
Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Potassium 138mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 20g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 4.4%
Vitamin C 6.4%
Calcium 5.3%
Iron 7.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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37 Comments

  • Reply
    Fred G
    December 4, 2018 at 6:59 am


    Good combination of ingredients.

  • Reply
    Toni
    February 10, 2018 at 12:46 pm

    No one noticed that the amount of vanilla extract is missing from the recipe? The directions say to add it in but doesn’t say how much.

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 10, 2018 at 1:09 pm

      Whoops! You are so right! You will want to add one teaspoon of vanilla. I’ll add it to the recipe right now. Thanks for letting me know! 🙂

  • Reply
    Vixtoria
    May 29, 2017 at 6:55 am

    Is it 340 calories for the whole thing or just one serving? If it is for one serving, what are the servings and their sizes??

    • Reply
      Kathy
      May 30, 2017 at 5:04 am

      Hello!
      The calories are per serving. I cut the coffee cake into 8 pieces and calculated the calories based on 8 servings. You could divide the cake into more pieces, making smaller sizes and fewer calories.
      Enjoy!

  • Reply
    Adina
    May 17, 2017 at 2:06 am

    Mmmm, I love coffee cake and the raspberries are an extra bonus!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      May 18, 2017 at 4:59 am

      Thanks, Adina!

  • Reply
    Christine
    May 15, 2017 at 3:11 am

    Love the combination of raspberry and almond with a little cinnamon thrown in there – Looks delish!

  • Reply
    Erin
    May 14, 2017 at 3:52 pm

    I adore anything that has raspberries in it. Looks amazing.

  • Reply
    Anu - My Ginger Garlic Kitchen
    May 12, 2017 at 10:51 am

    I absolutely loved the sound of this raspberry almond coffee cake. You added everything I love. Love how moist and beautiful it looks. Have a wonderful weekend. 🙂

    • Reply
      Kathy
      May 14, 2017 at 7:41 am

      Thanks, Anu! I hope you enjoy your weekend too….maybe with a little piece of coffee cake!

  • Reply
    [email protected]
    May 10, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    Gah raspberry and almond go sooo well together! And I LOVE coffee cake of any kind! I’ll take a big piece please!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      May 11, 2017 at 8:13 pm

      I’ll save you a huge piece!

  • Reply
    Pamela (BrooklynFarmGirl)
    May 9, 2017 at 10:42 am

    This cake looks so beautiful and moist!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      May 9, 2017 at 4:59 pm

      And yummy!

  • Reply
    Elaine @ Dishes Delish
    May 9, 2017 at 10:11 am


    I totally drooled when I saw these photos. I love coffee cake and this raspberry almond version looks simply divine!!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      May 9, 2017 at 4:59 pm

      Thanks, Elaine! It is definitely drool worthy! Although…try not to drool on the cake! 🙂

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