Sour Cherry Cake

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 10 minutes
  • 6 servings

Let’s play with sweet and sour by preparing this easy-to-make cake. The sour cherries bring freshness and a welcomed tangy touch to this sweet treat. Flavor it with some vanilla sugar and if you want it even sweeter, dust it with powdered sugar. Here’s our tip: serve this with coffee.

Ingredients Needed for Sour Cherry Cake

2 cups of sugar
6 egg whites
6 egg yolks
6 tablespoons of flour
2 teaspoons of vanilla sugar
8 ounces of sour cherries, pitted
1 tablespoon breadcrumbs

How to Cook Sour Cherry Cake

  1. Add 1 cup of water to a medium cooking pot over low heat. Gradually add the sugar while stirring continuously. Bring to a boil, simmer for 1-2 minutes, then remove from heat.
  2. Add the egg whites to the mixer bowl and start mixing until they have stiff peaks. Gradually add the melted sugar, egg yolks, flour, and vanilla sugar. Keep mixing until you make a smooth batter.
  3. Add the pitted sour cherries and breadcrumbs to a medium bowl. Mix them.
  4. Line an 11 x 7 x 2 inches (27 x 17 x 5 cm) baking dish with parchment paper. Transfer the batter to it, then add the cherries. Bake for 40 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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