Almond, cherry and dark chocolate cake

Preparation: 15 minutes

Baking: 30 -40 minutes

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients:

  • 240 g almond meal

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 2 organic eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 cup cherries (fresh or frozen)

  • 45 g high-quality dark chocolate, chopped (at least 70 % cacao)

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 160 C (325 F)

  • Line a 20 cm square baking tin with baking paper

  • Combine almond meal, salt and baking powder in a bowl.

  • In another bowl combine the maple syrup, eggs and vanilla and stir into the dry mix.

  • Gently fold through the cherries and chocolate.

  • Pour into the prepared baking tin and bake for 30-40 minutes.