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Cherry Almond Cake

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes
Serves: 8-10 people


250 gr cherries
200 gr butter
200 gr sugar
150 gr self rising flour
150 gr almonds
4 egg(s)
2 lemon(s)
15 gr almonds
15 gr sugar


Preheat your oven to 180°C/350°F.
Drain the cherries (you might want to keep the syrup for later use).

Combine all ingredients except for the shaved almonds, cane sugar and cherries.
Mix for 3-4 minutes until smooth.
Using a wooden spoon, fold in the cherries.
Pour the dough into a greased and flowered pan.
Sprinkle with cane sugar and shaved almonds. 
Bake for 60 minutes.

Let the cake cool for 15 minutes before you get it out of the tin.


adapted from Kookschool: Taart & cake