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Vanilla cake with sweet cherries

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Vanilla cake with sweet cherries


For the syrup

  • In a saucepan, add the sugar, lemon juice, lemon rind and water.
  • Place over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  • As soon as the sugar dissolves completely, remove from heat and whisk to make sure all of the sugar has dissolved.
  • Add the cherries, mix and set aside.

For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 150* C (300* F) Fan.
  • Grease a 10x22 cm baking pan with butter and dust with flour. Set aside until needed.
  • In a mixer, add the butter, lemon zest and sugar. Beat for 3-5 minutes on high speed, until light and fluffy.
  • Lower speed to medium and add one egg at a time, making sure that each addition is completely incorporated before adding the next.
  • When all of the eggs are incorporated, add the flour and buttermilk, in two batches, alternating between the two.
  • When completely incorporated, transfer mixture to the prepared baking pan and smooth the surface with a straight spatula.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • When ready, remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack. Allow it to cool for 20 minutes.
  • Turn cake out of pan and allow to cool for about 40 minutes, or until completely cool.
  • Cut cake into pieces and decorate with cherry syrup and cherries.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
15 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
14 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
30 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
18 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
36 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
8 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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