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Camembert Loaf with Fresh Summer Cherries

This savory and sweet cake would be delicious with any summer produce and can be served for breakfast or dessert.
Servings 1 loaf


  • cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 cup (200 grams) sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup plus 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • ½ cup neutral oil, such as canola
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ wheel camembert, cut into ½" cubes and frozen
  • ½ cup (about 9-10) fresh sweet cherries, pitted and sliced
  • salted butter for serving


  • Heat oven to 350°F and grease a nine-inch loaf pan. Combine all dry ingredients and set aside. In a large liquid measuring cup, combine all liquid ingredients. Pour wet mixture into dry and mix with a whisk for about 30 seconds until a smooth batter forms. Gently fold in frozen camembert cubes and sliced cherries. Bake for 1 hour. Cool slightly before serving warm with salted butter.

Jenny Bravo

Jenny Bravo is a food photographer and the owner of a production studio and online home decor store in Portland, ME. Having started her career out of culinary school as a private chef, she is passionate about developing simple and elegant seasonal recipes.

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