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Fresh cherry cake

This cherry cake uses fresh cherries and will melt in your in your mouth is so good. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Cooling time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Swedish
Keyword: cake, cherry, cherry cake, quick cake, summer cake
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 244kcal
Author: Caroline Vass


  • 100 gr butter soft
  • 125 gr brown sugar
  • 180 gr flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 0,5 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp powdered vanilla
  • 1 tsp ground cardemom
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 110 ml almond milk
  • 500 gr cherries pitted
  • 15 gr icing sugar for dusting


  • Pre-heat the oven to 175 C/Fan. Grease and put parchment paper in a 1,5-litre pan.
  • Pit and half the cherries. Dust with brown sugar.
  • Mix flour, baking soda, vanilla, salt, black pepper and cinnamon in a bowl and put aside.
  • Beat butter and sugar creamy. You get the best result if you use a mixer. Whisk in the egg and almond milk. Fold in the flour mix into the butter mix with a rubber spatula.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared springform. Spread the cherries on top of the cake. Dust the cake with 1-2 tbsp brown sugar.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven for ten minutes. Lower the heat to 150 C/fan and bake for an additional 40 minutes. 
  • Let it cool for about 30 minutes and sprinkle the cake with icing sugar.