Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake [Video]

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
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Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is made with a cake layer topped with a cheesecake filling, juicy cherries, and a buttery crumb topping.

In addition to Coffee Cakes, we love Chocolate Cakes that are moist and tender like Chocolate Banana BreadChocolate Brownie Cake, and Chocolate Baileys Poke Cake. 

Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is made with a cake layer topped with a cheesecake filling, juicy cherries and a buttery crumb topping. #coffeecake #brunch #cherries #sweetandsavorymeals #desserts

Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

There is no better way to start your day than with Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake topped with a delicious, buttery crumb and a hot coffee. This lavish and divine baked good, is made with layers and layers of stuff that I absolutely love. With cherries popping up in the grocery stores, I just can’t help myself and use my favorite fruit in desserts.

Don’t worry, you can use frozen cherries in this recipe as well. You just have to thaw them and discard and water excess. I usually put mine into a colander for 1 hour. You can also you other fruits, berries would be perfect, or stone fruit like plums and peaches.

This Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is pure perfection. A layer of buttery cake topped with a cheesecake filling, fresh, juicy and sweet cherries, a buttery crumb and extra cherries. Wow!

Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is made with a cake layer topped with a cheesecake filling, juicy cherries and a buttery crumb topping. #coffeecake #brunch #cherries #sweetandsavorymeals #desserts

What is Coffee Cake?

A Coffee Cake is usually a cake that can be served with coffee or its made with coffee. Usually, it should have a streusel topping and some spices like cinnamon.

Is there coffee in Coffee Cake?

Coffee cakes rarely contain coffee, mostly the contain spices, nuts, and feature a streusel or simple glaze topping.

How to store Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake?

Freshly baked cake will last for about 3 to 4 days at normal room temperature. While you can store it in the refrigerator, for about 1 week, cover with foil or plastic wrap to prevent the cake from drying out.

Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is made with a cake layer topped with a cheesecake filling, juicy cherries and a buttery crumb topping. #coffeecake #brunch #cherries #sweetandsavorymeals #desserts

How to Freeze a Coffee Cake:

  1. First, let the cake fully cool.
  2. Next, wrap it tightly in plastic freezer wrap.
  3. After that, wrap it in a layer of aluminum foil or place it in freezer bags.
  4. Thaw in the fridge before serving, you can cut individual slices and thaw them separately, while keeping the rest of the cake in the freezer.

It will maintain its best quality for about 2 to 3 months but will remain safe for consumption beyond that time.

Recipe Tips:

  • Be careful not to over-bake the coffee cake. When you insert a toothpick into the cake, don’t pay attention at the cheesecake batter on it. Check if raw batter clings to it or just a few crumbs, in that case, the cake is done.
  • You can use fresh or frozen cherries. If you use frozen cherries, make sure you thaw them, and after that discard excess water.
  • The cheesecake layer is optional, you can skip it if you want to reduce the calories.
  • The coffee cake can be done with other fruits or berries, like blueberries, blackberries, cranberries or raspberries.

Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is made with a cake layer topped with a cheesecake filling, juicy cherries and a buttery crumb topping. #coffeecake #brunch #cherries #sweetandsavorymeals #desserts

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Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is made with a cake layer topped with a cheesecake filling, juicy cherries and a buttery crumb topping.

Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 12 servings
Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 55 minutes Total time: 1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients

Cake Layer:

Cheesecake Filling:

Crumb Topping:

Instructions

Cheesecake Filling:

Crumb Topping:

Notes:

*If using frozen cherries, the cherries must be thawed and placed into a colander for a few hours to remove any water excess. Before adding them to the cake, pat them with a paper towel to remove as much water as possible.

Nutrition information

Calories: 652 Carbohydrates: 91 Protein: 8 Fat: 29 Saturated Fat: 14 Cholesterol: 83 Sodium: 530 Potassium: 271 Fiber: 3 Sugar: 50 Vitamin A: 1068 Vitamin C: 2 Calcium: 113 Iron: 3
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Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is made with a cake layer topped with a cheesecake filling, juicy cherries and a buttery crumb topping. #coffeecake #brunch #cherries #sweetandsavorymeals #desserts

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Cathleen @ A Taste Of Madness

This cake looks amazing! Love the combination of cherry and cream cheese!

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Cream cheese and streusel topping...a killer combo!

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Anna

Hi! This looks amazing! Do you think I could make this in a 9 inch round pan? Thank you in advance! 

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The 9 inch round pan may be too small for it, depends how tall/deep it is.

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Yvonne Smith

I made this recipe in a bundt pan except I poured 1/3 of the batter in the bottom of the bundt pan I mix the cream cheese and cherries together and piped it in a circle around it and then added the rest of the cake mix haven't tried it I'm just now popping it in the oven keep your fingers crossed

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Hi Yvonne, hope you love it. Let us know how you liked it! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Brooke

Ooh I want to know too :)

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Jose Lugo

Can i use cherry pie filling instead of pitted cherries for this recipe.

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Yes, sure!

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