Cream Cheese Lemon Coffee Cake


This coffee cake is amazing! It is made with greek yogurt, fresh lemon and cream cheese. Need I say more!!! There are three layers to this cake.

Cream Cheese Lemon Coffee Cake

1. Cream Cheese Layer:

Cream together:

  • 1 pkg cream cheese softened (250g)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

2. Cake layer:

Mix together wet ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup plain unsweetened greek yogurt
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp lemon juice

Then add in sifted dry ingredients, mix until combined:

  • 1 and 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

3. Crumb Topping:

Mix flour and sugar and then cut in the butter:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp cold butter


Layer the cake batter, then the cream cheese layer, then spoon the crumb mixture on top in a parchment lined 8 by 8 square pan. Bake 350 degrees F for approx 40-45 minutes  When cool, dust with icing sugar.



4 Comments Add yours

  1. kristenskitchencreations says:

    After reading your post my mouth is watering! I love everything about this cake and can’t wait to try it out 😉

    1. Thanks! Enjoy the recipe!

  2. Janyce says:

    Tried the blueberry muffins– so delicious! Your son has a great Mom to figure out the recipes that he requires. I have been living with egg allergies for 76 years and have some good recipes I wish I could share with others too. Care to try one of mine?

    1. Thank you very much! If you want to send me a recipe of yours, you can do that on the Contact page. I am sure you have lots of great recipes!

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