Cherry Almond Loaf Cake


  • 100g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 75g Doves Farm Organic Self Raising White Flour
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 200g glacĂ© cherries, halved


  1. Line a 1kg/2lb bread tin with parchment and pre-heat the oven.
  2. Put the butter and sugar into a large bowl and beat together until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time.
  4. Sieve the flour into the bowl and mix well.
  5. Add the ground almonds and stir to combine.
  6. Stir in the cherries.
  7. Tip into the prepared tin and smooth the top.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes. If a cocktail stick pressed into the centre of the cake comes out clean, it is cooked.
  9. Gently turn out the cake onto a wire rack and leave to cool.