Cherry, Coconut & Vanilla Cake Loaf

This yet another cake which came out from the need for some ingredients I had at home to be used asap.

The result was a very nice surprise. The texture, the smell but especially the taste are truly amazing!

Simply D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S !!

  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time1 Hour
  • Servingserves 6 people
  • Cooking methodOven
  • CuisineInternational


  • 300 gpitted fresh cherries
  • 200 gGreek white yogurt
  • 150 gspelt flour (or white flour type 0)
  • 150 glight muscovado brown sugar
  • 100 mlsunflower oil (cold pressed)
  • 50 gground dry coconut
  • 3eggs
  • 2 teaspoonsbaking powder
  • 1vanilla pod
  • 1lemon (zest only)


  1. – put the eggs, the vanilla seeds and the sugar into a bowl;

    – whisk them together till you get a frothy cream;

    – add the Greek yogurt and mix well;

    – sift the flour onto it and mix well till it gets completely absorbed;

    – add the ground coconut and mix well;

    – add the grated zest of the lemon and mix well;

    – add the oil and mix well till it gets absorbed completely;

    – add half of the pitted cherries and the grated lemon zest, mix well;

    – add the baking powder and mix well;

    – pour the mixture onto a plum cake baking tray;

    – top with the remaining cherries;

    – bake at 170 degrees for about 60 minutes;

    N.B. You must wait till the cake cool down completely before removing it from the baking tray, otherwise you would risk to break the cake.

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