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Rhubarb and Cherry Coffee Cake

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Ingredients

2 heaping cups diced rhubarb
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 can or 2 cups prepared cherry pie filling
1-1/2 cups butter or margarine, melted
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 eggs

Instructions

Put diced rhubarb in a well-greased 9x13 inch pan. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons sugar mixed with 2 teaspoons cinnamon over rhubarb. Layer cherry pie filling over rhubarb.

Combine melted butter or margarine, 2 cups sugar, flour and eggs. Spread over fruit.

Bake at 375 degrees until done, about 35 minutes. If you wish, you can drizzle a thin layer of vanilla glaze over top. Or serve with whipped topping.

Phyllis Butterfield
Geneseo



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