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Cherry Swirl Coffeecake

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1-1/2 cups of sugar
1/2 cup of oleo or butter
1/2 cup of shortening like Crisco (I used vegetable oil)
1-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 teaspoon of almond flavoring
4 eggs
3 cups of ordinary flour
1 can of cherry pie filling (21 ounces)
(could also be blueberry, apricot, peach or other).

1 cup of powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons of water.

Heat oven to 350 degrees and grease jelly roll pan 1-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 1. Beat sugar, shortenings, baking powder, extract and eggs in a large bowl at low speed till blended. Then beat ion high for 3 minutes. Stir in flour. Spread 2/3 of batter in pan,k and then pie filling on top. Add remaining batter in tablespoons arranged in about 12 dollops. Bake till brown (about 45 minutes). Drizzle icing in a zigzag manner while cake is warm. Cut in bars or squares. Serves twelve.

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