Chocolate cherry cake

Chocolate cherry cake

Cherry and chocolate is one of the classic flavor combinations. Today's chocolate cherry cake is rich and aromatic. It is very simple and quick to prepare. The sponge is baked on a baking sheet in one go, which saves time.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Preparation time (min.) 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 30 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine European
Servings 12 people
Calories 345 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 whisk
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 baking paper optionally non-stick mat


For the dough preparation:

  • 5 pcs egg
  • 200 g sugar
  • 160 ml milk
  • 15 g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 80 ml vegetable oil
  • 230 g flour
  • 120 g cherry

For the cream preparation:

  • 400 g ricotta
  • 200 g sour cream
  • 120 g sugar
  • 100 g cherry


Dough preparation:

  • Prepare everything necessary for the sponge. Pit the cherries, place them in a bowl. Juice will collect at the bottom, which will be used for soaking. If the berries are frozen – squeeze them out.
    The necessary ingredients for cooking chocolate cherry cake
  • Place sugar and eggs in a bowl.
    5 pcs egg, 200 g sugar
    Eggs, sugar
  • Whisk with a mixer until light and fluffy and the sugar granules have dissolved. Pour in room temperature milk.
    160 ml milk
    Adding milk
  • And vegetable oil.
    80 ml vegetable oil
    Adding vegetable oil
  • Mix, sift flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder.
    15 g cocoa powder, 230 g flour, 1 tsp baking powder
    Flour, cocoa powder, baking powder
  • Knead the dough, the consistency should be thick enough to pour from the whisk in a thick stream.
    The consistency of the dough
  • Pour onto a baking sheet lined with parchment or a non-stick mat, here the size is 30×40 cm. Scatter cherries on top.
    120 g cherry
    Adding cherries
  • Bake in the oven at 170 ℃ for 20-25 minutes. Pierce with a wooden skewer, it should come out dry.
    Baking cakes

Cream preparation:

  • Prepare everything necessary for the cream. Make the cream by whipping ricotta, sour cream, and sugar until smooth and the sugar crystals have dissolved. Cut round or square sponges from a single sheet of dough, here there are 4 round ones with a diameter of 16 cm.
    400 g ricotta, 200 g sour cream, 120 g sugar
    The necessary ingredients for making the cream
  • Assemble the cake, spreading cream on the sponges and laying out fresh cherries.
    100 g cherry
    Assembling the cake
  • Don’t forget to soak with cherry juice.
    Soaking cakes with cherry juice
  • Allow to stabilize in the refrigerator for 10-12 hours.
    Cake stabilization
  • Decorate as desired. The chocolate cherry cake is ready.
    Chocolate cherry cake


Calories: 345kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 7gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.05gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 63mgPotassium: 157mgFiber: 1gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 288IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 110mgIron: 1mg




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