Cherry Nut Coffee Cake

Cherry Nut Coffee Cake from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Cakes, Coffee Cakes

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Ready Time: 85 min
  • Yield: 16 servings


  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray


  • 3/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 3/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, or other chopped nuts


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • Milk

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray 13 x 9-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  • BEAT 3/4 cup shortening, 1 1/4 cups sugar and vanilla in large bowl using an electric mixer; add eggs, beat well.
  • COMBINE 3 cups flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; add to shortening mixture alternately with sour cream. Spread half the batter in prepared pan. Cover with half of cherry pie filling, spreading as evenly as possible. Repeat layers.
  • COMBINE 1/3 cup sugar and 1/4 cup flour; mix in 1/4 cup shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over cake batter. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • BAKE 50 minutes or until top is brown and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool until slightly warm or to room temperature.
  • ADD enough milk (about 1 tablespoon) to powdered sugar to make desired consistency. Stir in almond extract. Drizzle over cake.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/16 of cake), Calories 420 (Calories from Fat 160), Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 50mg, Sodium 300mg, Total Carbohydrate 58g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 28g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 4%, Iron 8%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.