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Print This Delicious and Healthy Cherry Crunch Coffee Cake Recipe

Cherry Crunch Coffee Cake Recipe

This cherry crunch coffee cake is so easy to make. You will wonder why you don't have it more often. A certain crowd pleaser, combining cherry filling on a delicate, buttery crust with crunchy topping.

2/3 cup Butter or margarine
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
1/2 cup Orange juice
1/2 tsp Vanilla
2 1/2 cup Flour
2 1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1 (21 oz.) can Cherry pie filling

Crunch Topping

1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Nuts
2 tsp Cinnamon

Oven Temp ~ 325°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 glass baking dish
Preheat oven, spray baking dish with non-stick vegetable spray.

Cream the shortening and sugar together. Add the eggs, orange juice and vanilla. Beat well. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Put half of mixture in glass a baking dish. Spread cherry pie filling over batter, plus 1/2 of topping nut mixture. Add the rest of batter. Top with the rest of the topping nut mixture. Bake Cherry Crunch Coffee Cake till done.

Serves 15
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 111 g
Calories 312
Calories from Fat 102
Total Fat 11.4g 17%
Saturated Fat 5.7g 29%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 144mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 49.8g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
Sugars 21.0g
Protein 4.0g
Vitamin A 8% • Vitamin C 9% • Calcium 6% • Iron 8%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!