Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Wordless Wednesday - Cherry Cake

Photo by Carol Oldham










And (not strictly wordless but by popular demand here is the recipe)

One stage cherry cake

You will need

  • Fat for greasing
  • 225g/ 8oz glace cherries
  • 175g/ 6oz soft butter or margarine
  • 175g/ 6oz caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 225g/ 8oz plain flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 50g/ 2oz ground almonds
How to make it

Line and grease an 18cm / 7 inch cake tin. Set the oven at 160c / gas mark 3. Wash dry and half the cherries.

Put the flour and the cherries into a bowl mix to throughly coat the cherries with flour, add all remaining ingrediants and beat for 2 to 3 minutes until well mixed. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 hours or until cooked through and firm to the touch. Cool on a wire rack.

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