Cherry Coffee Cake

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Cherry Coffee Cake


  • 1 c. butter softened
  • 1-3/4 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 c. flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2- 21 oz. cans cherry pie filling
  • powdered sugar


  • Beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla at medium speed about two minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt, adding gradually to creamed mixture. Beat well.
  • Spread in greased 11x15" jelly roll pan, saving about 1-1/2 c. batter for topping.
  • Spread cherry pie filling over dough to edges of pan.
  • Spoon rest of dough over cherries.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving. Cut in squares.