Cherry Sponge Cake

Cherry Sponge Cake

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Cherry Sponge Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 c . butter
  • 1 1/2 c . white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp . almond extract
  • 2 c . all-purpose flour
  • 1 can cherry pie filling 21 oz.
  • 2 tbsp . confectioners sugar for dusting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10 x 15-inch jelly roll pan.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in almond extract.
  5. Fold in flour until just blended.
  6. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  7. With the tip of a knife, mark squares in the batter. Spoon equal portions of pie filling in the center of each square.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool, then dust with confectioners sugar.