Cranberry Walnut Coffee Cake! IBREATHEIMHUNGRY.COM (by Mellissa Sevigny) has a great recipe that is a 5 gram Counter Carb on The Metabolism Miracle lifestyle program. Make it in your blender? YES.



A tender, subtly orange flavored cake with a burst of tart cranberries and a toasty walnut streusel topping! Made in the blender! Keto, Atkins, Low Carb, Gluten Free

Serves: 9 servings


For the cake layer:
• ½ cup butter, softened
• ¾ cup erythritol sweetener (Swerve)
• 3 large eggs
• 2 Tbls orange juice
• ½ tsp orange zest
• ½ tsp vanilla extract
• 1.5 cups superfine almond flour
• ½ cup coconut flour
• 2 tsp baking powder
• pinch of salt
• ¼ tsp arrowroot starch or xanthan gum
• 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

For the cranberry layer
• 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
• 1 Tbls erythritol sweetener (Swerve)

For the streusel layer:

• 3 Tbls butter, melted
• 1 cup superfine almond flour
• 3 Tbsp erythritol sweetener (Swerve)
• ½ tsp orange zest
• ¼ cup chopped walnuts
• ½ tsp ground cinnamon
For the cake layer:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees (F).
2. Combine the cake layer ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
3. Spoon the batter (it will be thick) into a greased 9 x 9 pan (or equivalent oblong).

For the cranberry layer:
1. Combine the cranberries and sweetener in a small bowl and mix until coated.
2. Sprinkle the cranberries and sweetener over the top of the cake layer.

For the streusel layer:
1. Combine the streusel ingredients (make sure the butter is melted) in a small bowl and mix well.
2. Crumble with your fingers over the top of the cranberries so little clumps form.
3. Bake the cake at 350 degrees (F) for 45 – 50 minutes (or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean) in the center of the oven.
4. Remove and cool before slicing.


About Diane Kress

Author of The New York Times Bestseller; The Metabolism Miracle, The Metabolism Miracle Cookbook, and The Diabetes Miracle. and The Metabolism Miracle, Revised Edition. Owner, developer, and administrator of The Metabolism Miracle's support site: Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Email:
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