Sweet Cherry Coffee Cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Barbara Burge
from Los Gatos, CA

When I'm expecting a group for breakfast or brunch, I like to get up early and enjoy a cup of coffee while I get this in the oven before the house gets full. The coffee cake goes together quickly, and then I can relax and work on the rest of the meal while this bakes. Everyone who has tried it loves it, it is nicely sweet without being dessert-like!

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serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  •   1 1/2 c
    milk
  •   4 large
    eggs
  •   1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  •   1/4 c
    sugar
  •   2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  •   2 1/2 c
    frozen pitted sweet cherries, thawed and drained
  •   1/4 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a shallow 2-inch deep 2-quart baking dish.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and eggs. Slowly stir in milk, sugar, and vanilla extract. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • 3
    Using paper towels, pat the cherries completely dry. Spread the cherries evenly in prepared baking dish. Pour the batter over the cherries.
  • 4
    On the center shelf of the oven, bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours, until top is golden brown and firm to touch.
  • 5
    Remove from oven and dust lightly with powdered sugar. Serve warm from pan.

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