I love going to the market and finding something I wasn’t intending on buying. This week, I just couldn’t resist buying these delicious Cherries. They taste juicy and sweet. Ideal for any dessert (ice cream like yesterday) or a simple and sweet cake for today. Nothing extravagant, but something we like to enjoy with a good tea or coffee on the side.
Serves: 8/10 slices
- 300g of all purpose flour/plain flour
- 180g of caster sugar
- 150g of butter (cut into small pieces)
- 5g of baking powder
- 400g of pitted cherries
- 4 medium eggs
- 100ml of milk
- Roasted sliced almonds
- Icing sugar (for dusting)
- Apricot marmalade
- Grease a round pan cake(23 centimeters).
- Preheat the oven to 180C degrees.
- In a large bowl beat the sugar and the soft butter with an electric mixer until it becomes light and creamy.
- Add the 4 eggs, one by one and mix.
- Pour the milk and mix.
- Pour the flour and the baking powder, mix until smooth.
- Slowly pour the 1/2 of the mixture into the pan cake.
- Add the cherries and cover with the rest of the mixture.
- Bake for 45 minutes (more or less depending on the oven) or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and set aside for 20 minutes.
- Place the cake on a serving plate.
- Warm the apricot marmalade in a saucepan over low heat.
- Brush the top of the cake with apricot marmalade.
- Sprinkle the cake with roasted sliced almonds and dust it with some icing sugar.
Enjoy with an aromatic Ceylan tea on the side.