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German Coffee Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Vogel

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 ounce jar maraschino cherries, drained
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup ground walnuts
1 teaspoon cinnamon
4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sugar
1 pint sour cream
6 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.
Mix together brown sugar, nuts and cinnamon and set aside. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda, set aside. Cream butter, vanilla and sugar together, add sour cream and beat until well blended. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture, alternating with the eggs, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat well and scrape bowl often. Generously grease and flour 9 inch tube pan, pour 1/3 of the batter into pan, top with 1/3 of the cherries and 1/3 of the nut mixture. Repeat a 2nd and 3rd time, bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes until cake is done. Cool slightly before removing it from the pan.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom used to make this coffee cake as a Christmas Cake, but it is pretty dry so makes a good coffee cake.

 

 

 

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