Cherry Almond Cake

When baking bread in a loaf pan that isn’t well seasoned, butter the inside of the pan and cut a piece of wax or parchment paper so it covers the inside of the pan. When it’s finished cooking, grab the paper to lift the bread out.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh cherries
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup and 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract
  • 1⅔ cups self-rising cake flour
  • ½ cup finely chopped almonds
  • ⅓ cup milk

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Pit the cherries and cut in half. Place them on a plate and sprinkle with flour. Toss to coat them evenly and shake to remove the excess.
  • Place the butter and sugar in a mixer bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Add the eggs gradually until well blended. Add the almond extract and combine.
  • Combine the cake flour and almonds. Sprinkle the flour mixture over the wet ingredients and fold in the flour gently. Fold in the cherries and milk.
  • Once the liquid is combined, pour into the loaf pan and bake for 45–60 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh cherries
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup and 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract
  • 1⅔ cups self-rising cake flour
  • ½ cup finely chopped almonds
  • ⅓ cup milk

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Pit the cherries and cut in half. Place them on a plate and sprinkle with flour. Toss to coat them evenly and shake to remove the excess.
  • Place the butter and sugar in a mixer bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Add the eggs gradually until well blended. Add the almond extract and combine.
  • Combine the cake flour and almonds. Sprinkle the flour mixture over the wet ingredients and fold in the flour gently. Fold in the cherries and milk.
  • Once the liquid is combined, pour into the loaf pan and bake for 45–60 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories460
Total Fat29g
Saturated Fat16g
Cholesterol130mg
Sodium40mg
Total Carbohydrate44g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars18g
Protein8g