Cherry-Chocolate-Almond Coffee Cake

Get ready to bake this drop-everything-and-bake cherry cake!

I used this recipe from my most trusted baking blog Sally’s Baking Addiction – hers calls for raspberries which is what I used the first time I made it! Delish! But I just had to make it again and I used up the berries.. So I turned to those cans of cherry filling in the pantry. 🙂

I cut the sugar back to only 1/4 cup since the cherries are sweeter than the raspberry, and there’s sugar in the streusel as well.

So here’s my cherries, after I rinsed all the sweet syrup off, plus batter and streusel. Not pictured is the bag of chocolate chips that my kids keep dipping their hands into…

I followed Sally’s instruction perfectly as I’m not yet comfortable enough to “wing it” with cakes like how I’ve gotten with cookies. Speaking of cookies, see those gorgeous chocolatey giants below?! I baked them for my eldest daughter’s school carnival and oh boy they turned out great. I’ll make that my next Sunday Baking post!  


A beautiful slice of this heavenly cake.. 

Came out moist and delicious.. I made an extra one for our new next-door neighbor! ❤️❤️