Cherrie Slice


  • 340 g softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cups of white sugar
  • 5 eggs – separated
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 jars of Morello cherries (Coles or Aldi)
  • – breadcrumbs and a little sunflower oil


  1. Put softened (room temperature) butter in a bowl with half the sugar and mix well, with electric mixer, until softened.
  2. Add eggs yolks and keep mixing.
  3. Add flour and mix well.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk egg whites with the other half of sugar until stiff – standing up in peaks.
  5. With a wooden spoon fold the egg whites into the flour butter and egg yolk mixture mixture.
  6. Oil the baking pan – 22cm x 30cm – with sunflower oil and some breadcrumbs.
  7. Pour mixture into the baking pan.
  8. Drain the cherries from the jars (drink that juice!) and pour the cherries over the mixture in the pan, distribute well.
  9. Cook for about half an hour to 40 mins at 160°C for about 3-minutes.