• Apeksha Gore

Cherry tea cake



Ingredients -

  • 1.5 cup plain flour

  • 0.75 cup sugar

  • 0.5 cup , plus one tablespoon butter

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence

  • 0.5 teaspoon baking powder

  • 0.5 teaspoon baking soda

  • A couple of pinches of salt

  • One pack (100 gm glazed cherries) keep one tablespoon aside, chop coarsely and coat the rest with a dusting of flour


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line or grease baking tin.

  2. In a bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda

  3. In a separate large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy. 5 minutes if using a hand mixer and 12-15 minutes if mixing by hand whisk.

  4. Add couple of tablespoons of the flour mixture and gently fold in.

  5. Add an egg and mix it in, without heavy whisking.Repeat steps 4 and 5 till all flour is incorporated

  6. Add vanilla essence and fold in the tutti fruity.

  7. Pour the batter in baking tin and sprinkle tutti fruity on top.

  8. Bake for about 25-35 minutes or till firm and well risen

  9. Serve with tea or coffee




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