Cherry Streusel Cake

Streuselkuchen mit Kirschen
Course Dessert

Ingredients

For the dough:

  • 2-1/8 cups flour
  • 1 stick butter 1/2 cup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking powder

For the filling:

  • 2 cans sour cherries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, butter, eggs, cream of tartar, and baking powder. Knead into a dough. Separate the dough into halves, placing one half in a prepared circular cake pan. Using your hands, press the dough evenly into the pan. Allow the dough to come up about 1/2 inch on the sides.
  • Drain the cherries well.
  • Spread the cherries onto the prepared dough in the cake pan. Crumble the left over dough and sprinkle on top of the cherries to make a streusel.
  • Bake for about 35-45 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Serve with whipped cream if desired.
Recipe adapted from chefkoch.de