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Easy Cherry Coffee Cake
A delicious but easy recipe with a beautiful pop of red. This cherry coffee cake can be made quickly and appeals to young and old alike!
yellow cake mix
can cherry pie filling
(careful, some of the cherries had pits)
(aka icing sugar)
Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit
Spray 15 x 10 x 1 pan. I then put parchment paper on the bottom and then spray the parchment paper. Totally optional!
Mix cake mix, vegetable oil, water vanilla and eggs. You can either use a hand mixer or give it a really good stir.
Set aside about 3/4 cup of cake dough
Spread the rest of the cake dough on the pan. It is a thin layer.
I have started gently mushing the cherries. My kids have found the odd pit in the canned cherries.
Gently spread the cherry filling over the dough layer
Using a tablespoon, drop the dough you’ve set aside onto the cherry filling
Gently spread your ‘dough drops’.
There should be gaps so you can see the cherry filling.
Bake 25-30 minutes. Check with toothpick for doneness.
Cool for about 1 hour
Mix powdered sugar, 3 tsp milk and vanilla. Drizzle on the cherry coffee cake.
I cut this into 24 good sized pieces.