You will need:
200gms of Plain flour2 teaspoons of Baking PowderPinch of Salt1 teaspoon of lemon or Lime zest¾ cup of full cream Milk½ cup of Olive Oil or Rice Bran Oil½ cup of white sugar1 free range egg1 teaspoon of Vanilla Essence2 cups of washed and pitted fresh ripe sweet cherries (this can be a mixture of soft summer fruits such as cherries, raspberries or blueberries up to a max of 3 cups)Macadamias, sliced (or slivered almonds)Raw sugar
Pre-heat oven to 180º c or 160º c fan oven.
Lightly butter and line the bottom of a spring-form cake tin.
In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder, salt and zest.
Either whisk by hand or in a machine the Milk, Oil, Sugar, Egg and vanilla essence until creamy.
By hand combine the wet and dry mixtures and then stir through the fruit. It will be a runny batter.Spoon or pour into the tin.Sprinkle with the slice macadamia nuts and top with an even sprinkle of raw sugar.
Bake centre oven for about 50 minutes and skewer test confirms cooked through.
Serve warm with lashings of cream or yoghurt and decorate with a couple of cherries.