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Cherry Cake

Shivesh Bhatia
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Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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This cherry cake recipe is super easy! Jut a few basic ingredients and a few simple steps will give you this flavourful delicious cherry cake!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Dinner Party
  • American
  • Baking
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 1 cup all purpose flour
  2. 2 tsp baking powder
  3. 1 tbsp lemon zest
  4. 1/2 cup oil
  5. 1 cup sugar
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 1/4 cup milk
  8. 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  9. 1 cup fresh cherries pitted and halved


  1. Pre- heat the oven to 180°C. Grease the cake tin and dust it with all purpose flour.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt and lemon zest.
  3. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat oil and sugar until light and fluffy. With mixer on low, beat in eggs one at a time.
  4. Add vanilla and mix well.
  5. Alternately, beat in flour mixture and buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix just until combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the tin and place the cherries on the top.
  7. Bake at 180°C for 10 minutes and then reduce the temperature to 150°C and bake for 50 minutes. until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

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Madhuchanda Sharma
Madhuchanda Sharma   Jul-10-2016

looks simply superb..can i use canned cherries if fresh ones are not available?

fiona machado
fiona machado   May-13-2016

hi... how much butter should i use instead of oil

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