Cherry Almond Coffee Cake

  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 C flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 C sour cream

  • 1/2 21-ounce can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 C thinly sliced almonds (about 2 ounces)

Preheat oven to 350. Butter 10-inch-diameter springform pan. Beat sugar and butter in large bowl until light. Add eggs, vanilla extract and almond extract and beat well. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into medium bowl. Mix half of dry ingredients into butter mixture. Mix in sour cream, then remaining dry ingredients.

Pour 2/3 of batter (about 2 cups) into prepared pan. Drop pie filling by tablespoonfuls evenly over batter. Drop remaining batter by spoonfuls over pie filling. Using back of spoon, carefully spread batter over filing. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake until tester inserted into center of cake comes out clean, about 1 hour 5 minutes. Cool in pan on rack. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover with foil and store at room temperature.) Cut around sides of pan. Remove pan.

Date Added:January 01, 2002
Classification:Quick Breads
Source:Bon Appetit
Meals:Breakfast, Brunch
Course:Main Course



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