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Cherry cake

4 Reviews

About the bake

Savour the joys of fresh cherries and bake this cake to share with your loved ones.

130Total Time
20Prep Time
110Bake Time
10Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (170°C fan, gas mark 4). Grease and base line a 20cm (8") round deep cake tin.

  2. Step 2:

    Put the flour into a mixing bowl and rub in the butter until crumbly. Stir in the ground almonds and sugar, then add the eggs, milk and cherries.  Mix until just combined.

  3. Step 3:

    Spoon into the prepared tin and level the top of the cake. Scatter the flaked almonds over the top and bake for about 1 hour 10 minutes until the cake is golden and firm to the touch.

  4. Step 4:

    Leave in the tin for 10 minutes then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

  5. Step 5:

    The cake can be frozen, well wrapped for up to 3 months.

Ingredients

    • 250g Self-raising white flour
    • 140g Butter (unsalted)
    • 140g Almonds (ground)
    • 140g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster sugar
    • 2 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 125ml Milk (semi-skimmed)
    • 300g Cherries (fresh, stoned)
    • 25g Almonds (flaked)

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