Cherry Chocolate Cake


PREP TIME 30 minutes
COOK TIME 30 minutes


350g cherries, pitted
3 eggs
200g Four Roses plain flour
200g dark chocolate
200g Ashgrove butter
170g sugar
1 tsp baking powder
Juice of 1 lime


Step 1
Preheat oven to 180°C. Coat the flesh of the cherries with lime juice.

Step 2
Insert the KitchenAid Stir Assist in the bowl and add the chocolate and butter.

Step 3
Set the time to 10 minutes, the temperature to 60°C and the speed to 2. Press start to begin.

Step 4
When the tone sounds, remove the melted chocolate and keep warm.

Step 5
Replace the Stir Assist with the Egg Whip and add the eggs and sugar. Select speed 4 and set the time to 5 minutes. Press start to begin.

Step 6
When the tone sounds, remove the Egg Whip and insert the Dough Blade in the bowl.

Step 7
Add the sifted flour and baking powder, select speed 5 and time 4. Press start to begin.

Step 8
When the tone sounds, add the melted chocolate and half of the pitted cherries, select speed 4 and 4 minutes for the time. Press start to begin.

Step 9
When the tone sounds, pour the mixture into a lined baking pan and place in the oven to bake for 30 minutes.

Step 10
Once cold serve with remaining cherries.