Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand
Show: Sweet Dreams
Save Recipe Print
Basque Cake with Cherry Preserves
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
50 min
Yield:
10 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
50 min
Yield:
10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Place an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Butter a 10-inch cake pan or spring-form pan. In a mixer with a whip attachment, beat the butter until creamy. Gradually beat in the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the vanilla extract.

Sift the cake flour, salt, and baking powder together and use a rubber spatula to fold the dry ingredients into this butter mixture until a soft dough forms and no white streaks of flour remain. Spread half the batter evenly in the bottom of the prepared pan. Stir the almond extract into the cherry preserves. Spoon the cherry preserves over the batter, spreading it within 2 inches of the border.

Drop the remaining batter by large spoonfuls or pipe it with a plain tip over the preserves. Spread the batter carefully over the jam to the edge of the pan. Sprinkle with sliced almonds, if using.

Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a bamboo skewer inserted into the cake comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging to it. Let cool in the pan on a wire rack. Unmold the cake and dust with confectioners' sugar.

Get the Recipe

Over-the-Top Snickers Dessert

Get that classic Snickers flavor in every bite of this over-the-top pie.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Salmon Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Coconut Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Dump Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Lava Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Southern Red Velvet Cake

Recipe courtesy of Cakeman Raven

Beatty's Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Broken Heart Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword