almond cherry coffeecake

★★★★★ 1
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This is such a great cake with the almonds and cherries; makes it a colorful coffeecake and an outstanding dessert.

★★★★★ 1
serves 16 servings
prep time 20 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For almond cherry coffeecake

  • 1 c
    real butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    almond paste
  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • 8 oz
    dairy sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    sliced almonds, divided
  • 12 oz
    jar cherry preserves, divided
  • 1 sm
    prepared vanilla snack pudding cup

How To Make almond cherry coffeecake

  • 1
    In a large bowl, cream the butter,almond paste and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition until smooth and fluffy. On low speed of mixer, blend in sour cream and extract.
  • 2
    Combine flour. baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix just until combined. Sprinkle 1/2 the almonds in a sprayed and floured 10-inch tube or bundt pan. Spread 1/2 of batter over nuts. Carefully spoon 1/2 of the preserves over batter, keeping preserves away from edges of pan. Spoon vanilla pudding over preserves in center only.
  • 3
    Sprinkle with remaining almonds. Spoon on remaining batter; add remaining preserves to center of batter. Bake at 350^ for 50-60 minutes. Cool in pan on rack for 20 minutes. Invert cake onto serving plate; cool completely.
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