Cherry and Lemon Cake

It's cherry season in New Zealand at the moment. I couldn't resist trying a new recipe.
 Cherries are a family favourite and they make summer all the more special.
They taste heavenly and I just love that gorgeous ruby red colour.

I hadn't baked with cherries before so I chose a simple recipe from Taste of Home.
Made slight changes and opted out of the lemon cream cheese frosting because I wanted a light dessert.
It turned out to be a very soft and moist cake and I think the lemon brings out the flavour of the cherries. 


hani hanani said…
love the colour of the cherries... differ from what we could get in msia's store
Noor Of My Life said…
I love cherries, strawberries, blueberries infact all berries ..your cake looks delicious.
Mona Zenhom said…
Wow, the 2 flavors seem like such a nice pairing. Beautiful too.
Aisha said…
this dessert looks diviiiiiine! and cherries are my ultimate fruity guilty pleasures. guilty because if you were to put a bowl of it in front of me...i'd eat the whole lot :D
Shahirah Elaiza said…
hani hanani, I think the ones we usually see on cakes in Malaysia are preserved cherries. You can get fresh cherries from Cold Storage but they're pretty expensive.

Noor of My Life, we have all those at the moment! Summer brings out all the best fruits.

Mona, yeah! I was eating cherries one day and thought, "Hmm lemon would go so well with cherries!" lol

Ashi, I agree, it's wayyy too easy to finish a bowl of cherries by ourselves. They're so refreshing and irresistible.
Anonymous said…
Salam Sha,
great pics here, i would like to know what camera you used here?
Thanks ;)
Ziza Singapore
Yaati Nor said…
wah sedapnya cherri pernah mkn cherri dari German member opis bwh. end of next month asben nak gi German nak kirim..huhu mengidam benda yg susah nak dapat.huhuhuhuh
Shahirah Elaiza said…
All my wonders.... I think I've proven that I can only handle one blog at a time lol. But inshaAllah will be trying more recipes this holiday =)

Ziza, I just wrote a post about it =)

Yaati, LOL. Untung your husband akan bawa balik cherries for you inshaAllah
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