Cherry Cake Recipe
Cooking Time: about 11 hours You will need:
8 oz. self-raising flour
2 oz. fine semolina
6 oz. butter or margarine
6 oz. castor sugar
3 tablespoons milk 3 oz. sliced glac§ cherries
1 Well grease a 7-in. cake tin or small loaf tin.
2 Sift the flour and semolina twice.
3 Soften the butter, gradually add the sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
4 Whisk the eggs and add gradually, beating well and adding two spoonfuls of the sifted flour mixture after adding about half the eggs.
5 Stir in the remainder of the flour and semolina and the milk.
6 Stir in the cherries, reserving a few for the top of the cake.
7 Turn the mixture into the prepared tin, arrange remaining cherries on top and bake in a moderate oven (350°F – Gas Mark 4).