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Ethel’s Cherry Coffee Cake (VRP 017)

Ethel’s Cherry Coffee Cake (VRP 017)

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There is a notation with the date of September 1965.


  1. I have not made this yet so the method needs some work. I THINK after the first baking of 15 minutes that the batter should go on top of the cherry pie filling and then bake for 30 minutes. Your thoughts?

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Ethels Cherry Coffee Cake

Ethel's Cherry Coffee Cake

Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups flour, sifted
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • Juice of 1 orange or 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Sugar and cinnamon for top
  • Cherry pie filling


  1. Grease 18" x 12" cookie sheet and flour
  2. Spread dough on the pan
  3. Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over the top
  4. Add pie filling over the sugar and cinnamon
  5. Bake for 15 minutes until crisp at 350 degrees
  6. Bake for 30 minutes at 325 degrees

Ethel’s Cherry Coffee Cake

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