Saturday, 26 January 2013

Classic Cherry Cake

  This is one of the cakes I made in the beginning of my baking.I am really  surprised that i have not post this recipe for such a long time ..Well,easy ,yummy perfect with a cup of tea :)


200 g unsalted butter
100-150 g glace cherries quartered
50 g ground almond

200 g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
3 large eggs
1 lemon juice

For topping icing sugar and water (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 180 C.Grease and line your cake tin.
  • Stir together the cherries,almonds and 1 table spoon of the flour.Sift the remaining  flour into  a separate bowl with the baking powder.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.Gradually, add the eggs,beating hard,until they evenly mixed.
  • Add the flour mixture and fold lightly and evenly into the creamed mixture with a metal spoon.Add the cherry mixture ,fold in evenly,then fold in the lemon juice .
  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake in the preheated oven for an hour or until risen and golden brown and shrinking from the sides of the tin .
  • Leave to cool in the tin for about 15 minutes .

Cut into slices and serve as a mid-morning treat!

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