Prep Time 25 min
Cook Time 1 Hr 10 Min
Servings 8
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • baking spray with flour
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • FILLING
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with baking spray. Combine flour, sugar, shortening and butter in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 3/4 cup crumb mixture for topping.

  • Step 2

    BLEND baking powder, baking soda and salt into remaining crumb mixture. Add sour cream, egg and almond extract, beating at medium speed until well blended. Spread batter in bottom and 1 inch up sides of prepared pan.

  • Step 3

    For Filling: BEAT cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add egg, beating just until blended. Spread over cake batter.

  • Step 4

    SPOON cherry pie filling evenly over entire surface. Combine reserved crumb mixture and almonds. Sprinkle evenly over cherry layer.

  • Step 5

    BAKE 60 to 65 minutes or until edges are a deep golden brown. Cool on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove sides from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/10 of cake)

  • Calories 570
  • Calories from Fat260g
  • Total Fat 29g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 230mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 70g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Protein 7g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet