Cherry bakewell cake recipe

The challenge by sweet and simple bakes this time was to bake a chery bakewell cake. It looked beautiful and I wanted to bake this time , also I did not want to miss this month again.


I followed exactly the same recipe, except that I did not have icing sugar, so I just used a sugar glaze with lemon juice. But whatever the changes I made , we all loved the cake and it got over in a day. You can find the original recipe here.

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Cherry bakewell cake recipe Yum
Course dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For The Cake
  • 200 g Butter greasing (well softened)- +for
  • 100 g caster sugar - (4 oz)
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 100 g Self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • xbd teaspoon almond extract or essence- I did not use
  • 4 eggs large
  • Pinch salt of
For The Filling & Top
  • 175 g Raspberry jam -(1/2 bottle)
  • 5 - 6 teaspoons sugar Fine
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon almonds flaked , lightly toasted
Course dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For The Cake
  • 200 g Butter greasing (well softened)- +for
  • 100 g caster sugar - (4 oz)
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 100 g Self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • xbd teaspoon almond extract or essence- I did not use
  • 4 eggs large
  • Pinch salt of
For The Filling & Top
  • 175 g Raspberry jam -(1/2 bottle)
  • 5 - 6 teaspoons sugar Fine
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon almonds flaked , lightly toasted
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190xb0C/fan 160xb0C/350xb0F/Gas mark 4. Using electric beaters, beat together all the cake ingredients until smooth. Divide the batter equally between tins and level the tops with a spatula. Bake in the centre of the oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown and springy to the touch or a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. *Do not open the oven door until 25 minutes of baking to check the cake*. Place the tins onto a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes before turning out to fully cool. Make sure the top of one of the cakes is facing up as youu2019ll want a smooth surface for the icing later on. When cool, put one sponge on a serving plate, then spread with conserve/jam. Sandwich the second sponge on top.
  2. Mix the sugar in lime juice.Spread evenly on the top and let it dribble over the sides. Scatter with toasted flaked almonds and glaced cherries on the and leave to set for a few minutes before cutting.
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43 Comments

  1. cake looks so professional sowmya,..even i am gng to bke somethin,..:-)hppy sunday..

     
  2. ♥Rosie♥

    Hi Sowmya, what a beautiful cake! I really like the sound of the changes you made herewith your sugar glaze! I’m pleased you enjoyed this month’s bake :0)

    My apologies for not calling by in a while due to gastric influenza.

    Many thanks for joining in this months bake and I do hope you will join us in our bake next month :0)

    Rosie x

     
  3. that’s such a beautiful looking cake, sowmya!

     
  4. How lovely your cake turned out and I love the added touch of the green glace cherries!

    Thanks for taking part and hope you will joing us again.

    Maria
    x

     
  5. Taste of Mysore

    Akash was jumping at those jems on cake 😀 I was drooling over cake. Loved it Sowmya

     
  6. Ciao ! Your cake is really a beauty !! I can’t wait to try mine !!

     
  7. Arundathi

    lovely cake. we loved the taste too!

     
  8. That looks delish and nice design too!

     
  9. Poornima Nair

    That cake looks delicious…perfect layer too…

     
  10. srikars kitchen

    wow.. nice cake.. looks really mouthwatering..nice click..

     
  11. delicious cake 🙂
    love the last picture… very tempting 🙂

     
  12. Looks beautiful Sowmya, loved the sound of this cake 🙂

     
  13. Love the frostind and the cherry deco on top. Very different recipe!

     
  14. Mahimaa's kitchen

    oh the cake looks sooooo soft and moist… and colorful too.

     
  15. Starningblue

    Hi, nice fluffy cake you have here!

    Cheers,
    Starningblue

     
  16. Suma Rajesh

    this loks really cute nd wht a creative work..looks yummy.

     
  17. that is such a cute cake! 🙂

     
  18. Madhu's cooking gallery

    Super yummy! looks very moist and delicious! Perfectly baked yaar!

     
  19. RAKS KITCHEN

    Looks so yummy and has come out perfect Sowmya!

     
  20. You truly are a baker. The cake looks lovely.

     
  21. Cake has come out so well. Looks yummy.

     
  22. wow cake looks too beauitiful and yummy!!

     
  23. Your cake looks great, well done !!!

     
  24. Sowmi..This Cake looks absolutely delicious!! as i say, you are mastering in the art of baking!!

     
  25. wow! looks so good!
    mouthwatering cake dear!
    can u send me some!

     
  26. simply gorgeous!

     
  27. Viki's Kitchen

    wow thats a lovely cake dear.

     
  28. Those designs on top make the cake even more drooling..Yummyyy

     
  29. The cake looks very moist and delicious! The artwork on top is also adorable 🙂

     
  30. Ramya Bala

    Looks awesome sowmya 🙂

     
  31. Adlak's tiny world

    its so perfect sowmya… can u send me some darling.

     
  32. That looks gorgeous!! Really well done.

     
  33. Looks so invitingly yummmmmmm

     
  34. the cae is very nicely presented sowmya..looks tempting

     
  35. cake looks lovely Sowmya! You’ve become a great baker!

     
  36. Illatharasi

    Looks perfect and too yummy:)

     
  37. Varsha Vipins

    wow..are they emeralds n rubies??:P..looks so delish sowmya..You are an awesome baker..:)

     
  38. heyy..i saw some yummy non-cherry bakewell cake in another blog too…this looks equally delicious!!

     
  39. Baking queen is back with some more cake..looks yum….

     
  40. Divya Kudua

    Lovely cake Sowmya..I love cherries in baked goodies and this sounds like a try-able recipe..you have become a pro in baking now!!

     
  41. What a pretty looking cake that it is.. no wonder it was gone in no time.

     
  42. looks wonderful!

     
  43. Premyscakes

    sowmya, cake looks gorgeous and so tempting.

     

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