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Cherry cake recipes

Perfect for any occasion, our ultimate cherry cake recipes include classic favourites like Black Forest gateaux, bakewell tarts and cherry cheesecakes.

14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of juicy cherries in this cake, enriched with almonds and soured cream, and finished with a crumble topping. It's delicious with custard 

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
264 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam

45 mins
Easy
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17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake your chocolate dipped cherry cake and eat it

2 hrs
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try a new take on a Victoria sponge, but a little more grown-up, with macerated cherries, custard cream and almonds. Add kirsch to the cherries, if you like

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
68 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Delicious and perfect for a picnic

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This fruity cake uses ground rice and almond extract for a cheaper bake - perfect for a cake sale or as a teatime treat

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet cocoa pastry is filled with a rich, fruity filling of chocolate and cherries in this heavenly German gateau-inspired dessert

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Swirls of cherries ensure this sublime cheesecake has a summer flavour, perfect for a sunset dinner party outside

1 hr and 25 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
40 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Cherry cakes are one of the most popular cakes sold by baking experts, the WI. This one will be a guaranteed hit at any cake sale

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
98 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Impress your guests with this chocolate cherry layered cream cake - a revamped version of a retro classic.

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent cake is perfect for tea in the garden

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cherry and almond is a heavenly combination. This fruity dessert has a sponge top and crunchy finish. Serve with plenty of custard

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These cute cakes make a perfect finish for a special dinner and you can bake the sponge up to two days ahead

42 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

An irresistible almond sponge, studded with juicy cherries and chocolate chunks. It'll keep in your cake tin for a few days – if it lasts that long!

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This impressive make-ahead dessert, from Good Food reader Jane White, is sure to become a favourite

45 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect summer dessert - fruity, sweet and delicious

55 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

An impressive looking dessert that is easy to serve - perfect for dinner parties and occasions

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Not just for Easter, this delicious cake makes a good centrepiece all year round

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This sweet and sour cherry and almond tart from Lina Stores is the ultimate Italian treat. Serve up a slice as the perfect end to any meal

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A gluten-free light bake that uses polenta in place of flour and orange blossom to flavour a drizzle syrup

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
65 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Keep these five ingredients in your storecupboard so you can whip up a tasty traybake when friends drop by unexpectedly

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This nutty pistachio sponge has a layer of sweet, black cherry jam that'll leave you wanting more. It's an impressive party dessert, yet simple to make

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Round off an idyllic afternoon with friends by presenting this stunning, make-ahead dessert

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Very cherry chocolate sponges dotted with fruit and topped with creamy frosting - perfect for a cake sale

40 mins
Easy
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