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Cherry Cake, Old recipe

Updated: May 21

  • A wonderful and soft cake, as our grandmothers used to prepare it. Very simple and quick preparation! The taste is fantastic! You can prepare it with cherries, raspberries, and strawberries. Follow recipe.

Ingredients: simple, total time: 55 Min, 15 cakes
  • 500 g cherries/pitted

  • 3 eggs/separated

  • 200 ml yogurt

  • 100 g sugar

  • 100 g semolina

  • 100 g flour

  • 100 ml Olive oil EVO

  • 1 lemon peel grated

  • 1 bag vanilla sugar/ 10 g

  • 1 bag baking powder/ 10 g

  1. Beat the egg white with sugar separately in a deep bowl until stiff.

  2. Put semolina flour and baking powder in another deep bowl, mix it all with a spoon.

  3. Sift the mixture of flour, semolina, and baking powder and add it to the white snow.

  4. Immediately after that, add the grated lemon peel, egg yolks, yogurt, vanilla sugar, olive oil.

  5. Gently mix by hand into a compact mixture, making sure that the egg whites do not fall off.

  6. Grease a dish (butter, flour) 28×18 cm. Shake off the excess flour.

  7. Pour mixture to dish and level it.

  8. Prick the cleaned cherries into the mixture in several places.

  9. Preheat oven at 200 °C.

  10. Reduce heat, bake the cake in a heated oven at 180 °C with a fan for about 30–35 minutes. Control the dough with a toothpick.

  11. The finished cake is sprinkled with vanilla sugar and powdered sugar. Cut cake on cubes. Serve.

Buon appetito!

Cherry Cake, Old recipe


  • For a larger pan 40 × 35 cm, double the quantities, except baking powder and lemon.

  • Store the cakes covered in the box for up to 5 days.

  • If you are working with raspberries or strawberries, then sugar them with 1–2 spoons of sugar.

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Jun 13
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