Cherry Cream Cheese Brunch Cake

Cherry Cream Cheese Brunch Cake from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Cakes, Coffee Cakes, Snack

  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 70 min
  • Ready Time: 180 min
  • Yield: 8 servings


  • Pillsbury Baking Spray with Flour
  • 2 1/4 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/2 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract


  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Preparation Directions

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

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/10 of cake), Calories 570 (Calories from Fat 260), Total Fat 29g (Saturated Fat 9g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 65mg, Sodium 230mg, Total Carbohydrate 70g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 26g), Protein 7g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 8%, Iron 10%.

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

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.