March 23, 2011

Cherry Coffee Cake

preheat oven to 350, bake for 35-45 minutes

11/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup Crisco
11/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract ( optional)
4 eggs
3 cups flour
2-20 ounce cans cherry pie filling
Crumb Topping
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup margarine
1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional)

1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 Tablespoons milk

Grease jelly roll sheet lightly. Blend everything except flour and pie filling on high speed. Slowly add while mixing the flour. Spread 2/3 of mixture onto the bottom of the pan. Spread pie filling on top, spoon remaining batter by teaspoon on top of pie filling. Sprinkle on crumb topping. After baking pour on glaze and sprinkle with slivered almonds if desired.