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Maraschino Cherry Cake

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  Cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Maraschino cherry juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sliced maraschino cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with baking powder and salt.
Cream butter until soft.
Add sugar gradually and blend until smooth and creamy.
Add eggs one at a time, and beat in each one until very light and fluffy.
Add flour mixture and liquids alternately beginning and ending with flour.
Mix well after each addition.
Stir in cherries.
Pour into two 8-inch layer cake pans that have bottoms lined with thin, plain paper.
Bake at 350° F. (moderate) 25 to 30 minutes, or until cake tests done.
Place on rack to cool.
Remove from pans after 5 minutes.
Frost with 7-Minute Icing and decorate with maraschino cherry halves.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3168 Calories from Fat 1003

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g173.7%

Saturated Fat 63.8 g318.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 679.9 mg226.6%

Sodium 2854.7 mg118.9%

Total Carbohydrates 489 g163%

Dietary Fiber 41 g163.8%

Sugars 186.2 g

Protein 70 g140.9%

Vitamin A 77.2% Vitamin C 2000.1%

Calcium 165.6% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
I have tried it before, but this time I've added a splash of Vanilla, It gives it a small break in the cherry flavor, but still tastes great!
Maraschino Cherry Cake Recipe