Cherry Swirl Coffeecake
  • 1-1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of oleo or butter
  • 1/2 cup of shortening like Crisco (I used vegetable oil)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of almond flavoring
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups of ordinary flour
  • 1 can of cherry pie filling (21 ounces)
  • (could also be blueberry, apricot, peach or other).
  1. 1 cup of powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons of water.
  2. Heat oven to 350 degrees and grease jelly roll pan 1-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 1. Beat sugar, shortenings, baking powder, extract and eggs in a large bowl at low speed till blended. Then beat ion high for 3 minutes. Stir in flour. Spread 2/3 of batter in pan,k and then pie filling on top. Add remaining batter in tablespoons arranged in about 12 dollops. Bake till brown (about 45 minutes). Drizzle icing in a zigzag manner while cake is warm. Cut in bars or squares. Serves twelve.