Old Fashioned Cherry Crisp Cake

Old Fashioned Cherry Crisp Cake

By: Linda Bonwill - World Class Cooking

Cherries, The Symbol Of Love

Experience the ultimate comfort dessert with this delightful Cherry Crisp Cake, a perfect blend of fresh cherries and a crunchy buttery topping. This treat combines the classic flavors of a cherry crisp with the texture and warmth of a cake, making it an irresistible addition to any dessert table.

What makes this crisp unique is the addition of the Old Fashioned Coffee. Door County's newest, with subtle notes of sweet cherries, oranges, and spirits. Make sure to brew a full pot to sip on while you bake. The wonderful aroma will set your mood to a great start.

Serve this warm cherry crisp cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of freshly whipped cream to elevate the experience. This Cherry Crisp Cake will steal their hearts, whether a cozy family dessert or a special treat for guests.

Featured Product: Old fashioned Coffee 10oz ground

Ingredients for Cherry Filling

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 6 cups cherries (fresh or frozen) pitted
  • 1/4 cup Old Fashioned Coffee, brewed (add 1/2 cup if using fresh cherries)
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract  

Directions for Cherry Filling:

  1. Mix the sugar and corn start together in a small bowl. Add the sugar mixture to a med/large size pot.
  2. Heat the pot on medium/high heat. Stir in all remaining ingredient, except vanilla. Bring to a boil (avoid burning). Once the sauce thickens and cherries are cooked reduce temperature and taste. Note: Cherries vary in taste, so adjust them with more lemon juice and sugar if needed. Turn off the burner
  3. Stir in the vanilla. Cool.

Ingredients for Cherry Crisp Cake:

  • 2 cups of the cherry filling
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (divided)
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup Old Fashioned Coffee, brewed
  • 1 stick butter, melted

Directions for Cherry Crisp Cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 9-inch baking dish.
  2. Add the cherry filling to the bottom of the baking dish.
  3. Mix the flour, oats, sugar, 1/4 cup walnuts, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and egg in a bowl. Mix until all combined and crumbly, Sprinkle the mixture over the top of the cherries. Pour the coffee over the top of the flour crumble
  4. Melt the butter. Pour the butter over the flour crumble. Sprinkle with the remaining walnuts
  5. Bake 35-40 mins or until done