Sour Cream Cherry Coffee Cake

Home made treats are appreciated by everyone.  This coffeecake can be made very quickly and with ingredients that you have in your pantry.  Best of all this can be frozen and served later.

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Sour Cream Cherry Coffee Cake

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Sour Cream Cherry Coffee cake

You can make this cherry coffeecake in your own kitchen, and best of all it is easy!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Coffee Cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 410kcal


  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup cherry preserves


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter two 8 inch square cake pans. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with sugar until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time and beat well. Add sour cream and mix thoroughly. In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture. Batter will be stiff. Stir in the vanilla, zest, and cherry preserves. Spread batter in pans. Bake 20 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 375mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1.8mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Betsie

    5 stars
    This was really good! I made it as written, Thanks for posting this recipe. My family ate up one yesterday, and it was nice to have the second one handy this morning for a fast breakfast. I’ll definately be making this one agian.

  2. Tula Berry

    I am awaiting a reply to ny request for the recipe for Cheesecake Facorty Cheesecake with nuts added to the crust of the cheesecake, like the one sold at Sam’s Club..

    Thank you – Mrs. Tula Berry

    Mrs. Tula Berry, please email your requests via the contact form I will reply to your requests as I am able. ~Stephanie

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