~ German Cherry Kuchen ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Another of my favorite desserts that comes from my Gram. I added the addition of almonds and sugar on top. I'm sure there are many other recipes similar to this posted, but I figure you can never have too much of a good thing.:)

Delicious with ice cream or alone.

Enjoy!


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Rating:
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Serves:
12 - 16 depends how big of servings you cut.
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
butter, room temp
3
eggs
pinch
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract or almond
2 c
flour
1 - 21 oz
can, cherry pie filling
handful
sliced almonds - optional

Step-By-Step

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1Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking dish.

In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla.

Beat in flour and salt, until thoroughly blended.

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2Spread 1/2 of the batter into bottom of prepared dish. I use my offset knife for this. Could use floured fingers to spread.

Spread cherries evenly over batter.

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3Add the remaining batter in dabs over the cherries. I then sprinkle with some sugar and a handful of sliced almonds.

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4Place in oven and bake for 40 - 45 minutes or until batter is cooked through.

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5Cool on rack , then when read to serve I cut into squares. Delicious with ice cream.

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy