Elfie's Cherry Cake

Elfie has been a customer of GermanDeli.com for years. Elfi and Bill, her trusty assistant and husband, often surprise us with wonderful traditional cakes. Here is one you'll enjoy.


4 eggs

1 ½ c. sugar

1 envelope Dr. Oetker Bourbon Vanille-Zucker (vanilla sugar)

1 cup Meggle Alpine Butter

2 c. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 (680 g) jar Bende Sauerkirschen (well drained)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 3 X 13 baking pan or large springform pan. Mix eggs, sugar, vanilla sugar, & butter. Add flour & baking powder.

Pour in pan, spread to level out & scatter drained cherries on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out dry.