Cherry Cake Recipe

Cherry Cake Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 20cm ring cake

125 g

3/4 cup

2

1/2 teaspoon

1 cup

2 cups

1/2 cup

Unsalted butter

Caster sugar

Eggs, lightly beaten

Vanilla essence

Glace cherries, chopped

Self-raising flour

Cup milk

Method :
  • Preheat oven to moderate 180oC. Brush a deep, 20cm round cake tin with melted butter or oil, line base and side with paper, grease paper.
  • Using electric beaters, beat butter and sugar in small mixing bowl until light and creamy.
  • Add the eggs gradually, beating thoroughly after each addition. Add essence, beat until combined.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl. Add cherries.
  • Using a metal spoon, fold in the sifted flour alternately with the milk.
  • Stir until just combined and the mixture is almost smooth.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared tin; smooth surface. Bake for 30-45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean when inserted in centre of cake.
  • Leave in tin 10 minutes before turning onto wire rack to cool.
  • Dust cake with sifted icing sugar, if desired.

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