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Holiday Cherry Coffeecake

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Ingredients

1 cup Crisco
1-3/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cans (21 ounces each) cherry pie filling
Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cream together Crisco and sugar. Add remaining ingredients and mix. Remove 1 cup batter and set aside. Spread remaining batter in greased jelly roll pan. Spread cherry pie filling on top. Drop teaspoons of reserved batter over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes. Mix all ingredients together for glaze and drizzle over coffeecake.

Pat Weigandt Kleinsmith
East Moline




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