Lemon Raspberry Coffee Cake Recipe

Lemon Raspberry Coffee Cake

Moist and airy, this coffee cake is hard to resist. The crumble topping brings a lovely balance in both taste and texture. We like to serve this breakfast favorite in a small baking dish sized for two servings. There’s nothing like sharing a treat with your sweetheart first thing in the morning!

Before You Start

Prep Time         15 minutes

Cook Time        45 minutes

Total Time        1 hour

Prepare             Greased 10-inch springform pan

Oven                  Preheat oven to 350º


Servings           12

Author             Cathy Trocheiman


Coffee Cake

  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ c. milk
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • ½ c. sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ c. butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. finely grated lemon peel
  • 1 ½ c. fresh raspberries

Crumb Topping

  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2/3 c. flour
  • 6 Tbsp of butter, shredded when cold

Combine 1 c. sugar and 2/3 c. flour in a bowl. Cut in 6 Tbsp. butter until mixture is crumbly. Set aside until step 6 instructions.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Set Aside
  3. Whip egg to yellow. Set aside.
  4. Add sugar to melted butter. Add milk, lemon juice, lemon peel and whipped egg. Mix with Dry ingredients.
  5. Fold in raspberries
  6. Spoon batter into a greased 10-inch springform pan and sprinkle with crumb topping.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool at least 20 minutes in pan before removing.


Looking for more breakfast ideas? Check out other Carson Ridge recipe favorites on our Breakfast page.

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