Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake

Cherry Cheesecake Coffee Cake is a total dream dessert! Cheesecake is one of my all time favorites and the first dessert I always choose. There’s just something magical about that rich creamy base topped with a sweet tart cherry pie filling. This recipe adds in a delicious buttery coffee cake base under layers of cherry cheesecake and a little bit of streusel topping for a real taste of heaven!

The thing about coffee cake is that… well, it’s COFFEE cake and coffee is for breakfast so technically I think this cake is an acceptable breakfast right?! Are you with me on this?

This recipe transmit a classic version of the authentic black forest cake with whipped cream freezing & cherry toping .

* Ingredients :

☞ 3 cups Flour
☞ 3/4 cup granulated sugar
☞ 3/4 cup butter
☞ 1/2 tsp. baking powder
☞ 1/2 tsp. sodium bicarbonate
☞ 1 egg
☞ 3/4 cup buttermilk
☞ 1 C. almond extract
☞ 1 box of cherry pie filling
☞ 1/3 cup sliced ​​almonds

* Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C . Coat a 9-inch (23 cm) springform pan with fat.
Mix flour /sugar in a large bowl.
Cut the butter into the flour with a pastry cutter until the mixture is crumbly; reserve ½ cup (125 mL) for garnish.
Add baking powder and baking soda to the second half cup.
Whisk egg, buttermilk and almond extract in a medium bowl.
Add to dry ingredients, stirring just to moisten them.
Spread two-thirds of the dough at the bottom and over a good portion of the side wall of the pan.
Spoon the cherry filling over the dough to form an even layer. Add, always with a spoon, the rest of the dough without spreading it.
Stir in the almonds with the reserved mixture and sprinkle everything on the cake.
Bake in preheated oven 65 to 75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cover the cake with foil if it gets too dark during baking.