Cherry- Raisin Coffee Cake

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Barb in WNY

This recipe uses cherry jam for a quick and easy coffee cake.

Top Review by Ducky

Nice coffee cake and I love the quick prep. It is a bit more cake-like than I'm used to. I used black cherry spreadable fruit as that was the only non-preservative cherry spread I could find. I needed 2 1/2 Tbsp of water for the glaze. This was made for PAC April 2009.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease a square pan 8 X 8-inch.
  3. Beat flour sugar, baking powder, salt, milk, shortening, and egg, vigorously with a fork for 30 seconds.
  4. Pour into pan.
  5. Mix raisins, brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over batter.
  6. Spoon jam over brown sugar mixture.
  7. Bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Spread coffee cake with Powdered Sugar Glaze.
  9. Powdered Sugar Glaze: Mix 1 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and about 1 tablespoon water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until glaze is desired consistency.

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