Coffee Crumb Cake with Cherry Jam

  • 70 mins
  • 9 ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup plus tbs soft margarine
  • 1 cup granulated sugar\
  • 1 egg
  • grated peel of 1 lemon
  • 3 and 1/3 cups ap flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 (1 lb) jar cherry jam
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • powdered sugar
  • Grease a (10 inch) spring form cake pan.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, beat margarine and granulated sugar until creamy.
  • Stir in egg and lemon zest.
  • Sift flour and baking powder together.
  • Fold in a few tablespoons into the mixture, then add remaining flour mixture.
  • With fingertips, work mixture quickly into crumbs.
  • Place half the crumbs in the prepared cake pan, then spread with the cherry jam. 
  • Mix remaining crumbs with almonds and scatter over the jam.
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until the top is browned.
  • Remove cake from the oven and cool on a rack.
  • Sift powdered sugar over cooled cake.

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