Cherry Cake

Love To Use Fresh Cherries In Baking!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes


1 1/2 lbs. fresh cherries, pitted

1/2 cup fine sugar

1 box yellow cake mix

1 1/2 stick butter, melted + greasing

1 cup water

1 tsp almond extract

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup almond slices

3 eggs

Cooking Tools

Spring form pan or cake pan

Large mixing bowl

Hand mixer

Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F.  Place cake mix, water, eggs, melted butter, sugar, almond and vanilla extract. Whip ingredients well.  Fold in fresh pitted cherries and pour into greased spring form pan or whatever pan you like to use and top with almond slices evenly. Bake for 45 minutes to 50 minutes. Check to see if it has bake through with the toothpick to make sure it comes out clean. If it browns to quickly on top, cover with foil. Let rest for 15 minutes before you use a sharp knife around the inside rim of pan before releasing the spring form pan. Cook’s Note: If you are not using a spring form pan, than adjust baking time accordingly.
Serves 6-8 

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