This traditional German, fruit-filled kuchen (cake) makes a great coffee cake or dessert. If you like, top it with a little whipped cream.
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1/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup milk
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2/3 cup (10 to 12) sweet cherries, pitted, halved
3/4 cup peach slices
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, whipped, if desired
*Substitute 1 (16 1/2-ounce) can dark sweet cherries, drained.
**Substitute 1 (15-ounce) can sliced peaches, drained.
Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease and flour 11-inch tart pan with removable bottom; set aside.
Combine 1/3 cup flour and 3 tablespoons sugar in bowl; cut in 2 tablespoons butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Set aside.
Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt in another bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk, egg and almond extract; stir just until moistened.
Spread batter into prepared pan. Arrange cherries and peaches over dough; sprinkle with topping. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly.
Serve warm with whipped cream, if desired.
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This cake turned out very moist- definitely needs the springform pan. I used fresh peaches and thawed frozen cherries, and my family and I enjoyed it very much.