Fresh Cherry Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    -portion cake
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

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By Geraldene Holt

Published 2011

  • About

An almond cake with the cherries baked on top. Sweet cherries that are only just ripe are fine for this cake – save the riper fruit for dessert. To remove the stones use a cherry / olive stoner or a small vegetable knife.


Cake Layer

  • 100 g / oz butter
  • 100 g /


Cream the butter with the sugar until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs separately, beating them in well, stir in the essence and fold in the flour and ground almonds.

Spoon the mixture into the prepared cake tin and smooth level. Scatter the cherries over the top in a single layer and sprinkle the extra sugar over the fruit.

Bake in the preheated oven until a wooden skewer comes ou