Cherry Almond Coffee Cake

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Serving: Makes 10 (1-slice) servings.

Big Y Life in Balance January 2014

Soft warm cake with a tart bite.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

3. Lightly coat an 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray and flour; set aside.

4. In a medium bowl, toss cherries with ½ teaspoon flour; set aside.

5. In another medium bowl, combine both flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.

6. In a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed, cream together butter and sugar.

7. Add whole egg and beat well. Add egg yolk and beat well. Wash hands after handling raw egg.

8. Add yogurt, applesauce, nutmeg and both extracts and beat at low speed until well combined.

9. Add flour mixture, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.

10. Pour mixture in the prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes.

11. Remove from oven and carefully top with cherry preserves and cherries.

12. Place back in the oven and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

13. Remove and let cool for 30 minutes.

14. Invert cake over top a plate and gently shake to remove cake from pan.

15. Invert another plate on top of cake and flip so that the cake is now right-side-up on second plate; top with almonds.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories: 236 (Calories from Fat: 54)
Total Fat: 6g (Saturated Fat: 3g)
Protein: 5g
Total Carbohydrates: 42g (Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 21g)
Cholesterol: 47mg
Sodium: 163mg