Hungarian Cherry Cake

Recipe by Dee514
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Butter a 10x4-inch tube pan and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • In a medium size bowl, beat butter and 1/2 cup sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes).
  • Add egg yolks and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in flour and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.
  • On high speed, beat 1/4 cup sugar into whites, 2 tablespoons at a time, until they are stiff and glossy.
  • Gently fold beaten whites into batter.
  • Spread batter evenly in pan, top with cherries.
  • Bake at 350°F for about 35-40 minutes.
  • or until cake is set and toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 5 minutes, loosen sides and remove from pan.
  • Cool completely on rack, drizzle cooled cake with almond glaze.
  • ---Almond Glaze---.
  • Mix powdered sugar, almond extract and water (1 teaspoon at a time) until smooth and the consistency of a thin syrup.