Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Tartelette's Cherry Orange Blossom Water Cake~

That's a Mouthful!~

I had this recipe in my to try file..since last year!

Finally made them..Halved the recipe and it made 4 of these little ceramic flower pot cooking vessels..

I added a dollop of yogurt.
and quite a bit of cherries..
They are all her recipes I have tried so far..

La Recette..

Cherry - Orange Blossom Cakes:

Makes 8
Printable Recipe

2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 Tb. olive oil
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp to 1 Tb orange blossom water
1 tsp. baking powder
grated zest of one lemon
pinch of salt
1 cup fresh (or frozen) pitted cherries

In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, oil, milk and orange blossom water.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the wet ingredients. Fold in the cherries.
Bake at 350 F, for 20-25 minutes.

She mentions on that particular post that it reminds her of being a Child in Apt..a town I loved in Provence..
I would think that being a child there would have been magical..

This little Water Blossom Cake headed over to my sweet neighnour.


  1. Such a joy it is to see your beautiful photos and catch up on all that's going on in your kitchen! You have been busy. Water Blossom Cake - how divine!

  2. Monique...everything you do looks magical to me...
    I look forward to visiting you every morning. You brighten my day!

  3. Hi Monique,

    The cherries must be in season your way! I am looking forward to picking them in the next month or so.

    Your pictures are beautiful! You should be a food stylist, as I am in desperate need of one lol!

    Tartelette's little cakes were a great choice.


  4. I love everything that has cherries in it. The problem is getting them to last long enough to bake with! I will certainly give this a make it look so very wonderful...lucky bear...and neighbor!


  5. So beautiful! This really appeals to me. I'll have to see if I can find fresh cherries at the farmers' market this week. Lovely!

  6. Monique, I love the little flower pots. What a great idea. Adorable.

  7. Laura..I find your photos and food just perfect! Enough so that I FOUND you!

    I love to learn,and I gravitated towards you and Linda and Ry..

    and Diane:)(I made your mustard this am!:)

    And so many others here..
    on this wide internet world.
    I need mentors~
    Thank you for being them.

    From Europe..From Canada..From the USA..and even farther away~:)
    I am so glad it's a "Small World After All"~

  8. Your timing is perfect, Monique. Cherries are just now coming into the farmers market. And I even have a little bottle of orange blossom water.

    Very sweet little cakes.

  9. Wow these look so tempting (great photo's) will have to try them in our cherry season.

    Great blog also....

  10. Oh lala Monique! Those look absolutely delicious and I love your little dishes!

  11. what a cute presentation and delicious treat! the little dishes are soooooooo pretty!!

  12. I adore cherries - I wish DH did as well! Is it like a cobbler? It looks wonderful! My goodness, you are a busy lady in the kitchen these days! All so yummy and very pretty too :)

  13. MmM Cherries! Your recipe looks so good!!!

  14. Those cakes look really good. I like the cherries on top with the stems still on.