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Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake | The Hungry Traveler | www.thehungrytravelerblog.com

Take a look at the cream cheese coffee cake above and you’ll notice that it isn’t perfect.

Here’s a closer look so you can see what I’m talking about…

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake | The Hungry Traveler | www.thehungrytravelerblog.com

I sprayed my pan well, waited for the cake to cool, and used an offset spatula to loosen the edges.  Even though I did everything right, the cake still stuck in a few places and it created some bare spots.

When I took this cake out of the pan and saw where it stuck, my immediate thought was that I couldn’t put it on my blog because it wasn’t perfect. Knowing I was running short on time (and not wanting to bake another cake), I considered just editing the photos and using some tricks to make the bare spots disappear.

Then I remembered the lecture I give the students in my baking classes…

I always talk about how I hate perfect baked goods.

 

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake | The Hungry Traveler | www.thehungrytravelerblog.com

Well, that’s not exactly true so let me explain…

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