Cherry Cake from Bosnia

Colaç od Trešanja

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts

By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

  • About

This fruit cake is inspired by a recipe from Journey through Herzegovina: Stories of Food and Farmers, written by Andrea Semplici and Mario Boccia. I picked the booklet from the country’s stand at the 2012 Slow Food Salone del Gusto in Torino. A few other recipes I tried were not memorable, but this simple and delicious cake from Mostar was an instant success and has become part of my select repertoire of sweets. I make it with olive oil and I often use canned sour cherries. My husba