Gluten-Free Summer Cherry Cake

Jasmine Schmalhaus - The Upside Blog |

by | Updated: June 6th, 2022

Thought you had to wait for a birthday or anniversary celebration to enjoy a delicious slice of homemade cake? Good news: cake can be the cherry on top of any day, even just a regular old Tuesday!

This gluten-free, summer-inspired confection is actually very simple to make, and the result just might make you feel like a reality show baking champion. One bite and you’ll see why this recipe takes the cake, thankyoucherrymuch.

Gluten-Free Cherry Cake With Red & White Napkin Cooling on Table |

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Summer Cherry Cake

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 348 kcal



  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In bowl of stand mixer, combine sugar, olive oil, and vanilla and mix for 2 minutes. (Alternatively, add to bowl and use hand mixer to combine.)
  3. Stir in eggs; mix for an additional minute.
  4. Add in flour, baking powder and salt until just combined.
  5. Stir in buttermilk.
  6. In 9” spring form pan, pour batter.

  7. Top with cherries.
  8. Bake for 50-60 minutes (until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean).

Recipe Notes

Tip: Out of cherries (or simply not a fan)? Substitute any fresh berry in its place! For an extra addition of flavor, add some lemon zest into the batter.

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Nutrition Facts
Summer Cherry Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 348 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 165mg5%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 42g47%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 113IU2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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