Raspberry Cream CHeese Coffee Cake

Made With Local Ingredients + REAL Coffee 

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Our Local Choices

Marysville Farmers Market
Marysville, WA

Timberline Bees
Granite Falls, WA

Vista Clara Coffee
Snohomish, WA

Biscotti Crumbs
Northwest Biscotti
Marysville, WA

Raspberry + Coffee Liqueur
Skip Rock Distillers
Snohomish, WA


Cake Ingredients

  • – ½ Cup Buttermilk
  • – 2 Tbsp Fine Ground Coffee
  • – 2 Tbsp Coffee Liqueur (Boozy Version, Optional))
  • – ¼ Cup Unsalted Butter
  • – ½ Cup Sugar
  • – 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • – 1 Egg
  • – 2 Tbsp Honey
  • – 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • – ½ Tsp Baking Powder
  • – ½ Tsp Baking Soda
  • – ¼ Tsp Salt
  • – 1 ½ Cups All Purpose/Pastry Flour

Filling Ingredients

  • – ¼ Cup Sugar
  • – 8 Oz Cream Cheese (Room Temp)
  • – 1 Egg
  • – 2 Tbsp Raspberry Liqueur (Boozy Version, Optional)
  • – 2 Tbsp Honey

Topping Ingredients

  • – 2 Tbsp Coffee Liqueur (Boozy Version, Optional)
  • – 2 Tbsp Honey
  • – 2 Tsp Sugar
  • – 1 Cup Raspberries, Quartered
  • – ¼ Cup White Chocolate Chips
  • – ½ Cup Biscotti or Honey Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • – 2 Tbsp Fine Ground Coffee
  • Preheat oven to 350. Spray 9 Inch pan with butter or flour spray (Spingform Pan Best).
  • CAKE: Combine buttermilk, ground coffee, and coffee liqueur (if using) in a measuring cup. Stir well, then microwave for one minute, stir again, and set aside to cool.
  • CAKE: Combine butter, sugar, brown sugar, egg, honey, and vanilla in a bowl and mix well until creamy. Then add in cooled buttermilk/coffee mixture and mix.
  • CAKE: Combine baking powder, baking soda, salt, and flour in a bowl and mix well. Add dry ingredient mixture to wet ingredient mixture and mix until fully combined with even texture.
  • CAKE: Pour cake batter into pan and spread evenly, then set aside.
  • FILLING: Mix sugar, cream cheese, egg, raspberry liqueur (if using), and honey together well
  • FILLING: Pour filling mixture evenly over cake batter in pan and allow to settle. Should be liquid enough to spread out on its own.
  • TOPPING: Combine coffee liqueur (if using), honey, and sugar in a measuring cup. Stir well, then microwave for 30 seconds, stir again, and set aside to cool.
  • TOPPING: Spread raspberries and white chocolate chips evenly over the top of the filling mixture in the pan.
  • TOPPING: Mix graham cracker crumbs and ground coffee well, then sprinkle evenly over the filling mixture in the pan. Should have a thin layer completely covering it.
  • TOPPING: Stir topping mixture from #8 again, then drizzle over top of crumb topping in pan.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean. Cool fully before eating. If used a Springform Pan, run a thin knife around the cake edge to loosen and remove outer rim of pan.

Makes 9 Inch Cake

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