Easy Cherry Bake

By Sandra Solari

Reader recipe for Easy Cherry Bake, on MiNDFOOD.

Serves 10

1 packet butter cake mix

1 cup desiccated coconut

125g margarine (or butter), melted

1½ x 670g jar sweet pitted cherries, strained

250g light sour cream

desiccated coconut (extra), for sprinkling

1 Preheat oven to 185C. Grease a 20cm springform cake tin. To make cake base, in a mixing bowl combine cake mix, coconut and margarine until mixture is a crumbly consistency. Press mixture into base of tin.

2 Cover with cherries, retaining about 20 for the top of the cake. Spread sour cream evenly over cherries. Decorate top of cake with retained cherries.

3 Sprinkle with coconut (extra). Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to cool before removing cake from tin.

Variation: cherries may be substituted with tinned peaches, apricots or apples.

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