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Recipe - Sour Cherry Tea Cake

July 09, 2003

Batter:

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened

  • 1 egg

  • 2 cups flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk

  • 3 to 4 drops almond extract

  • 2 cups sour cherries, hulled


Topping:

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 1/4 cup butter, slightly softened

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds


Heat oven to 370 degrees. Grease 8-by-8-inch square baking pan.

For batter, cream sugar, butter and egg. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to the sugar mixture. Stir well to combine. Mix in milk and almond extract. Fold in cherries. Spread batter into pan.

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For topping, stir together sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and almonds. Cut in and mix butter until crumbly.

Sprinkle topping onto batter.

Bake 45 to 50 minutes.

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