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Chocolate Cherry Cake

Discover our Chocolate Cherry Cake recipe, a wonderfully flavoursome bake made with delicious fresh cherries.
  • Cooking time50 minutes
  • Prep time30 minutes
  • Servings16 portions
recipe image Chocolate Cherry Cake

Ingredients

  • 100 g good quality chocolate (85% cocoa solids)
  • 200 g Stork tub
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 300 g self-raising flour
  • 2 rounded tablespoons (25g) cocoa powder
  • 50ml semi skimmed milk
  • 200g cherries (fresh, pitted cherries or a can, drained)
Energy (kcal)0 kcal
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Protein (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Sugar (g)0.0 g
Fibre (g)0.0 g
Fat (g)0.0 g
Saturated fat (g)0.0 g
Unsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)0 mg
Salt (g)0.00 g
Vitamin A (IU)0 IU
Vitamin C (mg)0.0 mg
Calcium (mg)0 mg
Iron (mg)0.00 mg
Potassium (mg)0 mg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 °C 160 °C fan oven, Gas mark 4. Grease a 23cm springform tin and line with baking paper. Melt chocolate in microwave on low power or over a water bath.
  2. Beat the Stork and sugar until light and creamy with an electric hand mixer. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in melted chocolate.
  3. Mix flour and cocoa powder and stir into the mix, alternating with the milk.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared tin. Place cherries over the top and press them in slightly. Bake the chocolate cherry cake in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes. Test with a skewer, if no uncooked mix is sticking to the skewer, it is ready. Cool on wire rack.