Cherry Swirl Coffee Cake
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 4 large eggs
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 to 2 tablespoons whole milk
- In a large bowl, combine the sugar, butter, shortening, extracts, baking powder and eggs. Beat on low speed until blended; beat on high for 3 minutes. Stir in flour.
- Spread two-thirds of the batter into a greased 15-1/2-in. x 10-1/2-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Spread pie filling over batter; drop remaining batter by tablespoonful over filling. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden. Combine the confectioners' sugar and milk; drizzle over coffee cake. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 285 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Feb 19, 2017
The batter per the recipe was pretty thick and hard to spread on a greased/floured cookie sheet. Perhaps I should have moderated the amount of flour. Also, one can of cherry pie filling isn't enough. Next time, I would use at least 1-1/2 cans.
Jul 20, 2014
Everyone loves this! I've made it several times, using cherries, apple or blueberry pie filling. With the apple, I added apple pie spice instead of almond extract! All three ways, delicious!
Feb 23, 2014
Very tasty! I halved the recipe but still used a whole can of cherry pie filling.
Oct 12, 2011
This is a lovely cake to serve for breakfast or brunch. The next time I make it I will double the pie filling because I love cherries.
Sep 17, 2011
Just like Mom used to make! I made a couple of changes to the recipe. First, I used a 13x9x2 and didn't use all the batter (to adjust for pan size). Secondly I used a can of pie filling that contained "extra" cherries. This was a delicious coffee cake and I am adding it to my family's favorites :)
Jun 28, 2011
I thought it was a bit dry. Maybe I baked it too long, when I looked at it at 40 min. it was still pretty pale. I think I would like it with 2 cans of pie filling.
Feb 12, 2011
Been making this since it came out in TOH magazine years ago. Easy to make and is very good 5 stars