Cherry Streusel Cake

Streuselkuchen mit Kirschen
Course Dessert


For the dough:

For the filling:

  • 2 cans sour cherries


  • 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

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