Cherries have a short season here in the UK, spanning a few weeks across June and July, so make the most of them while you can. While they're delicious eaten just as they are, cherries are wonderful in all sorts of cakes, bakes and puds, whether you're throwing them into a crumble or even a creamy tiramisu. Here is our round up of the best cherry cake, bake and dessert recipes.
A comforting pud that makes the most of cherry season. Not only is it delicious, eating cherries regularly “can boost your melatonin levels, regulate your sleep cycle and help relieve insomnia” – yet another insightful tip from the sleep-inducing cookbook, Eat to Sleep.
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Delicious with fresh cherries or glacé, this throw-it-all-in cherry and almond traybake by Mary Berry is incredibly simple to make.
A twist on the Italian classic dessert, this version uses cherries, limoncello and white chocolate for a lighter, zestier result that's perfect for summer.
Cherry and chocolate are a delicious pairing. Here they come together to create the ultimate dessert pie. Don't worry if fresh cherries are out of season, this works just as well using frozen.
An incredibly easy dessert, this is a French comfort classic that you can throw together and put in the oven just before sitting down for dinner.