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Orange Coffee Cake

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons melted, plus more for pan butter
  • 1 (16.3 oz) can (recommend flaky) refrigerated biscuits
  • 1/4 cup minced walnuts
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 oz softened cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons or more as necessary orange juice

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Butter a 9-inch round cake pan.

Separate the biscuit dough into 8 biscuits. Place 1 biscuit in the center of the pan. Cut the remaining biscuits in half, forming 14 half-circles. Arrange the pieces around the center biscuit with cut sides facing in the same direction. Brush melted butter over the tops of the biscuits.

In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, granulated sugar and orange zest. Mix well and sprinkle over biscuits. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine confectioner’s sugar, cream cheese and orange juice. Blend until smooth adding more orange juice, if needed, to thin. Drizzle glaze over the warm coffee cake and serve.