Cream Cheese Cherry Coffee Cake
Serving Size: Serves 10-12
1 cup butter, softened
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon almond flavoring
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups frozen, thawed, red tart cherries, completely drained or fresh, drained, unsweetened Door County Pie Cherries
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1/4 cup flour
Adapted From: wisconsincherries.org
A great coffee cake for any time of day.
Beat butter, cream cheese, sugar and flavorings until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sift into creamed mixture. Put cherries and pecans in a bowl. Sift 1/4 cup flour over them and mix to coat. Fold into batter.
Spoon into a greased 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until cake tests done. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes before removing from pan.