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Easy Coffee Cake Recipe – Jam Filled Butterfly Ring

This easy coffee cake recipe is extra delicious because of its yummy fruit jam filling! It's easy to make as a cherry, strawberry, raspberry or blueberry coffee cake by just using different fruit filling! This tasty coffee cake is great for breakfast, special occasions or get togethers with family and friends!

This easy coffee cake recipe is extra delicious because of its yummy fruit jam filling! It’s easy to make as a cherry, strawberry, raspberry or blueberry coffee cake by just using different fruit filling!

Ingredients

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2 1/2 cups baking mix
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup milk

Filling:

2 Tbsp. butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup nuts (optional)
1/4 cup cherry jam or jelly (Raspberry, strawberry or any other jam or jelly will also work.)
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 Tbsp. all purpose flour

Instructions

  1. Grease a jellyroll sheet.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  3. Mix the first four ingredients until well blended. The dough will be sticky.
  4. Knead on a lightly floured surface 18 times.
  5. Roll out into an 11×14 inch rectangle.
  6. For the filling, add the filling ingredients to the melted butter.
  7. Blend until smooth. If necessary, heat the jam 30 seconds in the microwave to make it smooth.
  8. Spread the filling onto the dough.
  9. Roll the dough lengthwise, like a jelly roll, and seal the edges by pinching them together.
  10. Form into a circle on the jellyroll pan.
  11. Cut 4 to 5 slits in the top to release steam.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes.
  13. Cool and frost with buttercream frosting.