Healthy Cranberry Coffee Cake adapted from Two Peas and their Pod


2 cups whole wheat flour, sifted

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda 

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup sugar

zest 1 orange 

1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 

2 large eggs

1 cup plain 0% Greek Yogurt (I used 2% plain yogurt) 

1 tsp vanilla 

2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 

Streusel Topping

3/4 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup pecans, crushed 

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1/4 cup butter 


1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. Grease 8 inch square pan. 

2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  

3. In a small bowl combine sugar and orange zest until fragrant. Cream butter and orange-sugar mixture with electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time until smooth. Beat in yogurt and vanilla. 

4. Slowly add in dry ingredients. Mix until just combined. 

5. Make streusel topping in a separate bowl. Cut butter into dry ingredients with a fork. 

6. Pour batter into pan. Cover with cranberries. Top with streusel topping. 

7. Bake for 45 minutes until golden and toothpick comes out clean. 

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