Egg Free Cherry Almond Cake

Shweta Singh
by Shweta Singh
8 servings
1 hr 25 min

There are two home baked cake lovers in my family - my son and my husband, so there is always enough baking supplies in my pantry. Well I am not an expert and whatever baking knowledge I have, I have accumulated it over time. The process has been full of trials and errors.

Few days back I decided to bake this cherry almond cake with whatever ingredients was available at home. Hubby loved it and kept asking what was it made of? Well it was just my regular egg free cake recipe. I just added maraschino cherries and sliced almonds in it. I wish I had more cherries to decorate its top.

Cherry Almond Cake

Almonds make the texture crunchy


Dust with icing sugar if you want

Egg Free Cherry Almond Cake
Recipe details
  • 8  servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 70 Minutes Total time: 1 hr 25 min
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  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • 3/4 - 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbs vanilla extract
  • 1 cup maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 flax egg ( 1 tbs flax meal + 3 tbs water; refrigerate for 10-15 mins)

Preheat oven at 360 F. Grease a baking dish.
Mix dry ingredients, except sugar. Set aside.
Blend butter, sugar and flax egg together.
Add vanilla extract, yogurt, milk and blend.
Add half the dry ingredients and mix. Add another half and blend properly.
Stir in cherries and almonds.
Transfer batter into baking dish. Put some sliced almonds on its top.
Bake for 60-70 mins.
Enjoy your Cake.
  • You can use one large egg instead of flax egg.
  • To make flax meal, grind flax seed in a food processor.
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  • Rebecca Novak Rebecca Novak on Oct 16, 2021

    Thanks for the recipe. I have been looking to get more flax in my diet and will try this recipe. I never heard of a flax egg. I can see where it will work! Thanks again!

  • Mary Ellen Mary Ellen on Oct 16, 2021

    Thanks for the recipe. I love the almond slice flowers! Could me done on top of a cookie, too!

    Can’t wait to make the cake. I intend to use 2 teaspoons almond extract instead of vanilla. I’m addictive to almond flavor anything!!! 🍒