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Cherry Coffee Cake

If you like something sweet with your morning coffee, try this cherry coffee cake for a real treat. This would be good as a dessert with ice cream, too. The recipe is versatile in that you could use different pie fillings such as blackberry, blueberry, apple, pineapple or whatever you like.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Cake
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: cherry coffee cake
Servings: 9 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 8 tablespoons butter or 1 stick or 1/2 cup melted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 20 ounce can cherry pie filling
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

Crumble Topping

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted


  • Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda. Stir in melted butter, milk, egg and vanilla extract.
  • Spray a 9 x 9 baking dish with cooking spray and spread the flour mixture in bottom of the dish evenly. Mix the lemon extract with the cherry pie filling and spread over flour mixture.

Crumble Instructions

  • Mix together until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Sprinkle on top of cherry pie filling.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes until crumb topping is brown and bubbly


You can combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar and a couple tablespoons milk and drizzle over cooled cake if desired or just leave it plain.