Sophie's Cherry Cake

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 9 inch cake pan.
  • Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Whisk eggs and vanilla in a small bowl.
  • With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar together until fluffy, 2 minutes.
  • Reduce mixer speed, and add egg and flour mixture alternately in two batches, beating on low speed until combined.
  • Fold in cherries with rubber spatula.
  • Scrape batter into prepared pan and bake 30-35 minutes. Cool completely.
  • For the topping:
  • Combine reserved cherry juice, cornstarch, sugar, and almond extract in a small saucepan over medium heat until it begins to bubble, about 4 minutes.
  • Let cool completely, 30 minutes.
  • Spread over cooled cake and arrange pecans decoratively on top.
  • May be stored at room temp for 2 days.
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