Cherry Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
Use this cherry cake recipe to make the perfect cake pop for spring & summer BBQ season.
  • 2¼ cups cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1¼ cups milk
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon cherry extract
  • 1 tablespoons marachino cherry juice (from the jar that the cherries come in)
  • 1 bag of frozen cherries
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Spray a 9-inch round cake pans with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk together the milk and egg whites.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the sugar and butter until very light and fluffy, at least 3 minutes.
  5. Beat in the cherry extract and cherry juice.
  6. Add one third of the flour mixture, beating on medium speed.
  7. Beat in half of the egg-milk mixture, then half of the remaining dry ingredients. Beat until incorporated.
  8. Beat in the rest of the milk mixture, then add the remaining flour mixture. Beat the mixture for 2 minutes to make sure everything is incorporated and aerated.
  9. Fold in the cherries, then divide the mixture between the two pans.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  11. Cool completely.
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