Cherry Torte with Oats and Brown Sugar - Delicious Dessert Recipe

Cherry Torte

Cherry Torte with Oats and Brown Sugar - Delicious Dessert Recipe
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 35 minutes | Servings: 9


Cherry Torte
Cherry Torte

Cherry Torte is a delicious and classic dessert that combines the tartness of cherries with a sweet and crumbly topping. This recipe is perfect for any occasion and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.


Cherry Torte has been a popular dessert for many years, with variations of the recipe appearing in cookbooks and kitchens around the world. The combination of cherries and a crumbly topping has been a favorite among dessert lovers for generations.


How to prepare

  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch.
  2. Add undrained cherries.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Set it aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix oats, flour, baking soda, and brown sugar until crumbly.
  5. Place half of the crumb mixture into a 9” x 9” baking pan.
  6. Pour the cooked cherry mixture over the crumbs.
  7. Top it with the other half of the crumbs.
  8. Bake at 350°F (177°C) for 30–35 minutes until lightly browned.


  • Try using different types of fruit, such as blueberries or peaches, in place of the cherries for a unique twist on this classic dessert.
  • Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg to the crumb mixture for a warm and spicy flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to stir the cherry mixture constantly while cooking to prevent it from burning.

- Be sure to evenly distribute the crumb mixture on the top and bottom of the torte for a perfect balance of flavors.

- Allow the torte to cool slightly before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Serving Suggestions

Cherry Torte is best served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream on top. It can also be enjoyed on its own as a sweet treat.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to cook the cherry mixture until it is thickened to ensure that the torte holds together when baked.

- Use a pastry cutter or your hands to mix the crumb topping until it is crumbly and evenly distributed.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have red tart juice, you can use fresh or frozen cherries instead.

- You can substitute the oats with almond flour for a gluten-free option.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the cherry mixture and crumb topping ahead of time and assemble the torte just before baking.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Cherry Torte in individual ramekins for a cute and elegant presentation. - Dust the top of the torte with powdered sugar for a decorative touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Cherry Torte with a glass of red wine or a cup of coffee for a delicious dessert pairing.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Cherry Torte in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving



- Total Carbohydrates: 45g

- Dietary Fiber: 3g

- Sugars: 25g


- Total Fat: 4g

- Saturated Fat: 1g

- Trans Fat: 0g


- Protein: 2g

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin C: 4% DV

- Iron: 6% DV


This recipe contains wheat and may contain traces of nuts.


Cherry Torte is a moderate source of carbohydrates and fats, with a small amount of protein. It also provides a small amount of Vitamin C and Iron.


Cherry Torte is a classic dessert that is perfect for any occasion. With a sweet and tart cherry filling and a crumbly topping, this dessert is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

I have a clear memory of the first time I saw this recipe for Cherry Torte. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my Aunt Rose's house. Aunt Rose was known for her exceptional baking skills, and I always looked forward to the delicious treats she would whip up in her kitchen.

On this particular day, Aunt Rose was busy preparing a cherry torte for dessert. The sweet aroma of cherries and almond wafted through the air, and I couldn't help but be drawn to the kitchen to see what she was making. As I watched her mix and measure the ingredients, I couldn't help but marvel at her skill and expertise.

Curious, I asked Aunt Rose where she had learned to make such a delectable dessert. She smiled and told me that she had learned the recipe from her own grandmother, who had passed it down to her many years ago. Intrigued, I begged her to teach me how to make it as well.

Aunt Rose was more than happy to pass on the family recipe to me. She guided me through each step, from making the buttery crust to preparing the cherry filling. As I worked alongside her, I listened to her stories of her grandmother and how she had learned to bake from her at a young age.

As the torte baked in the oven, the sweet scent filled the kitchen, and I couldn't wait to taste the final product. When it was finally ready, Aunt Rose cut us each a slice, and we savored every bite. The combination of the tart cherries and the buttery crust was absolutely divine.

From that day on, the Cherry Torte became a staple in my own repertoire of recipes. I made it for family gatherings, dinner parties, and any other occasion that called for a delicious dessert. Each time I made it, I thought of Aunt Rose and her grandmother, and how their love and passion for baking had been passed down to me.

Over the years, I continued to perfect the recipe, tweaking it here and there to suit my own taste. I added a touch of almond extract to the crust for an extra layer of flavor, and sometimes I would experiment with different types of cherries or add a dollop of whipped cream on top.

But no matter how many variations I tried, the original recipe from Aunt Rose's grandmother always remained my favorite. It was a timeless classic that never failed to impress and delight those who tasted it.

As I grew older, I passed the recipe down to my own children and grandchildren, just as Aunt Rose had done for me. I watched with pride as they carried on the tradition of making the Cherry Torte, each adding their own unique twist to the dish.

Now, whenever I bake a Cherry Torte, I am filled with memories of that warm summer day at Aunt Rose's house, learning the recipe that has become a cherished family heirloom. And as I take a bite of the sweet, cherry-filled dessert, I am reminded of the love and bond that is shared through the simple act of baking and sharing a meal together.


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