Tart Cherry Cake

Tart Cherry CakeRecipe
Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Serves 8

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8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1 14 1/2-oz. can sour or tart cherries, drained
1 cup plus 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 45 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour melted butter into an 8-inch square baking pan.

2. In a small bowl, combine cherries with 1 Tbsp. flour and 1/2 cup sugar. Mix until ingredients are well incorporated.

3. In a large bowl, mix together baking powder and remaining flour and sugar. Stirring constantly, gradually add milk to mixture and combine to form a thin batter. Stir in vanilla and salt.

4. Pour batter into pan over melted butter; spread out evenly. (Do not mix butter and batter together.) Spread cherry mixture evenly over batter. Bake until cake is golden brown on top and just firm to the touch, about 45 minutes.

Created date

June 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 343
Fat 12 g
Satfat 8 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 56 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Sodium 163 mg