Cherry Bakewell Cake

March bake event it is!

Pardon me while I complain about my oven. Wish I had the luxury of a built-in oven where more trays could bake together but I need space! I want an oven with better heat distribution too. Any recommendations on a good stand-alone oven brand or model?

Anyway, instead of waiting for 8 inch trays to bake one by one, I make small mini cakes this time :) I knew I had to play with the timing and temperature which I lowered and to much of my relief it was a success!

This recipe was just enough for 3 mini cakes. Not a girl to make sure things match, I have rectangular, round and heart shape cakes. The basic sponge is fluffy and soft. I reduced the sugar content of my bake so it was definitely not overwhelming to take another bite~

Kel is touching down to Singapore in few hours time from Switzerland as I type; the heart cake is dedicated to him as a welcome home treat. *awww*

To be honest, I have not heard of or tasted Cherry Bakewell Cakes *or the tart version for that matter* before this bake. Thanks to Sweet and Simple Bakes for this (another) fantastic recipe!

Warm love,


Maria♥ said...

Your Cherry Bakewell Cake turned out great!! I love the heart shaped version, so cute.

Thanks for taking part and hope you will be joining us again.


♥Rosie♥ said...

Oh how cute is this, I just love your heart shaped Cherry Bakewell Cakes!

My apologies for not calling by in a while due to gastric influenza.

Many thanks for joining in this months bake and I do hope you will join us in our bake next month :0)

Rosie x

natalia said...

Your mini are so cute !!

Arundathi said...

Beautiful cake! I love the minis too!

Starningblue said...

Maria & Rosie, thanks for hosting!

Natalia & Arundathi, thank you! They are indeed cute and it took a while of admiring before I could slice a piece to eat!


sowmya said...

looks beautiful..love th epretty tiny hearts on it..very cute..

Jin Hooi said...

well same here, i never heard of Cherry Bakewel cake either .. Your cake looks so cute , well done !!

Starningblue said...

Sowmya & Jin, thanks a lot! You ladies sure make me wanna bake somemore :D


Bimmer said...

love your heartshaped cake!

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