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Print This Delicious and Healthy Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

Sour cream and oats join for a delicate crust, topped with a cream cheese and cherries filling. Cherry cheese cake finished off with a crunchy almond layer.

1 1/2 cups Flour
1 cup Old fashioned or quick cooking oats, uncooked
1 cup Sugar, divided
3/4 cup Cold butter or margarine
1/2 cup Sour Cream
2 Eggs, divided
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream cheese, softened
1/4 tsp Almond extract
3/4 cup Cherry pie filling
1/3 cup Sliced Almonds

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 50 to
Pan Type ~ 9-inch springform pan
Cake Pan Note - when using dark nonstick pans, lower the oven temperature by 25°.
Preheat oven, grease your cake pan.

Cherry Cheese Cake Directions:

Mix flour, oats and 3/4 cup of the sugar in large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Remove 1 cup of the crumb mixture, set aside. Add sour cream, 1 of the eggs and baking soda to remaining crumb mixture - mix well. Spread onto bottom and 2 inches up sides of pan.
Beat cream cheese, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and almond extract in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add remaining egg, beat on low speed just until blended. Spoon into crust. Top with cherry pie filling. Sprinkle with reserved 1 cup crumb mixture and the almonds.
Bake Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake, remove rim of pan. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store leftover cherry cheese cake in refrigerator.

Serves 15
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 120 g
Calories 394
Calories from Fat 205
Total Fat 22.8g 35%
Saturated Fat 13.1g 66%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 211mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 42.7g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Sugars 17.0g
Protein 5.9g
Vitamin A 15% • Vitamin C 2% • Calcium 5% • Iron 9%

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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.

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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!