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Strawberry Mascarpone Coffee Cake

Coffee cake, with ripe strawberries and a crumb topping
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries fresh or frozen

Crumb topping

  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tbsp butter softened

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a springform pan
  • In a medium bowl, combine the crumb topping ingredients. Using a fork, pastry cutter or hands, cut the butter into the flour and sugar until it resembles large crumbs; set aside
  • Cream together butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and mascarpone
  • Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and stir to combine
  • Gently fold in chopped strawberries
  • Pour into greased springform pan (you can also use a 9x9 inch square baking dish
  • Sprinkle crumb topping evenly over the top of the batter
  • Bake at 350 degrees, for about one hour; until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean
  • Cool before removing springform outer circle, and let cool well before cutting