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Christmas Morning Coffee Cake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling


9 servings

Bananas and cranberry sauce make every slice of this pretty coffee cake moist and marvelous. You could also serve slices as dessert along with vanilla ice cream.—Rosemary Snyder, Kenosha, Wisconsin


  • 2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. In a large bowl, combine the baking mix, sugar, cinnamon and allspice. Combine the eggs, bananas, milk and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan.
  2. Place the cranberry sauce in a bowl; stir. Spread over batter. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over cranberry sauce. Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove to a wire rack.

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