Kirschstreusel (German Cherry Streusel Tart) Recipe

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  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/3 oz of a cake yeast (half a cake, can be subbed
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • flour , for kneading
  • 1 lb tart cherries, pitted (drained canned cherries could be used instead)
  • 4 oz butter, cut into small pieces (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 4 oz sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar , sifted
  • 2 -3 tbsp water or 2 -3 tbsp milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 10 springform tart pan.
  3. Sift flour into a large mixing bowl, and make a well in the center. Crumble the yeast into the well, then sprinkle the sugar and salt over it.
  4. Put the milk in a small saucepan with the butter. Gently heat the milk and butter until the butter has melted. Pour this over the flour/yeast. Knead the mixture by hand until it forms a smooth dough.
  5. Cover dough and allow to rest in a warm place for about 30 minutes, or until dough has doubled in volume.
  6. Place risen dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead it again.
  7. Roll dough out and place it into the prepared tart pan, pressing the dough up the sides of the pan.
  8. FILLING:.
  9. Place the cherries in the prepared shell. In a medium bowl, combine the flour and sugar. Using a pastry blender or two forks, cut in the butter until mixture becomes crumbly. Sprinkle crumbly mixture evenly over cherries.
  10. Bake tart in a preheated oven for about 30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for approximately 10 minutes.
  11. GLAZE:.
  12. In a small mixing bowl, combine the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and 2 tbs of water or milk. Stir until smooth. If needed, add more water or milk, 1/2 tsp at a time, until desired consistency for drizzling is reached. Drizzle glaze over slightly cooled tart.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1021.76 Kcal (4278 kJ)
Calories from fat 441.89 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49.1g 76%
Cholesterol 38.98mg 13%
Sodium 1512.79mg 63%
Potassium 1536.16mg 33%
Total Carbs 136.9g 46%
Sugars 70.45g 282%
Dietary Fiber 4.73g 19%
Protein 11.7g 23%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Calcium 177mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 361.06 Kcal (1512 kJ)
Calories from fat 156.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.35g 76%
Cholesterol 13.77mg 13%
Sodium 534.57mg 63%
Potassium 542.83mg 33%
Total Carbs 48.38g 46%
Sugars 24.89g 282%
Dietary Fiber 1.67g 19%
Protein 4.13g 23%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 1mg 16%
Calcium 62.6mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 23.7
  • 28

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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