sour cherry cake
1 1/2 pounds pitted sour cherries
1/4 cup flour for cherries
2 stick butter softened
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups ap flour
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 Tablespoons coarse crystal sugar
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Toss cherries in bowl with 1/4 flour to coat and set aside.
Butter and lightly flour jelly roll pan.
Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Add vanilla and almond extract.
In a separate bowl, whisk together four, baking powder, and salt.
With mixer on low, add flour slowly, by thirds, alternating with thirds of milk.
Spread batter into jellyroll and top with layer of cherries. Sprinkle top with coarse sugar.
Bake for 40-45 minutes. Let cool before cutting.