Chocolate hazelnut cherry cake

    1 hour 5 min

    This moist cherry cake is made with plain chocolate and ground hazelnuts.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 125g butter or margarine
    • 250g caster sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 125g plain flour
    • 125g ground hazelnuts
    • 100g plain chocolate, grated
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 (425g) tin pitted black cherries in syrup, drained

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 175 C / Gas 3-4. Grease a springform cake tin.
    2. Beat the butter until light and fluffy, then beat in the sugar. Gradually mix in the remaining ingredients, except the cherries. Pour into the prepared cake tin.
    3. Spread cherries evenly over the mixture and press lightly.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 50 to 60 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool.

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