Cherry Cake Recipe – Very easy to make
This Cherry cake recipe is a perfect cosy recipe to make it at home. Taste the goodness of cherries with a soft yet crunchy pastry base. It is so easy to prepare and goes on well with a coffee, tea or cappuccino.
This cozy recipe is simple and the result is amazing: a soft cherry cake easy to make, which doesn’t require particular skills. Just follow our instructions and you will be surprised. You can re-use this basic dough to make many others fruitcakes you want, just change the fruit on top. The base of this cake is a soft and fluffy base. You can use it with all the seasonal fruits but also simple jam
About the cherries – You can use fresh cherries or the one packed in a can sold in the supermarket.
Important facts about this cherry cake recipe
- Preparation: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 45
- Portion: 8 people
Ingredients: What you need to have to make this cake
- 200 g of flour 00
- 180 g of sugar
- 2 eggs whole
- 1 egg yolk
- 140 g of soft butter or 100 ml of seed oil
- 10 g baking powder
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 lemon zest
- 450g of cherries without the stone
Wash and dry the cherries if you are using the fresh one and with the help of a knife rattle off and keep aside. Alternatively, simply empty the content of the can and let the cherries to dry.
In a large bowl or in the planetary, stir the flour, yeast, sugar, pinch of salt, lightly beaten eggs and finally the butter, work the mixture until you have, as a result, a creamy mixture.
Roll out the dough with a spatula in a 22-24 cm mold previously greased and floured, put over the pitted cherries sprinkle the surface with a little sugar. I used ice-sugar.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 45 minutes, always do the toothpick test before churning, must come out dry.
Tips: Make the dough base with the oil, roll it out in a square mould 24x24cm or 25×25 cm. Put above many spoonfuls of jam (1 jar 300 or 350 g), use a toothpick to make the marbled effect and bake at 180 ° for 35-40 minutes. You can also make this cake using the classic muffin mould and you will have the mini soft cakes muffins.
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