Cherry Chocolate Cake
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Butter / Margarine)|
|Sifted cake flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped maraschino cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate squares||2 Ounce, melted (2 Squares Of 1 Ounce Each)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Maraschino cherry juice||2 Tablespoon|
Stir shortening to soften, gradually add sugar, creaming until light and fluffy.
Add egg and beat well; stir in chocolate.
Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, a little at a time, beating smooth after each addition.
Add cherries, syrup and nuts.
Grease bottom of 8" x 8" x 2" pan; pour in batter.
Bake in moderate oven of 350° about 40 minutes or until done.
Frost with your favorite fudge frosting.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3362 Calories from Fat 1637
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 185 g283.9%
Saturated Fat 56.4 g281.9%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 234.1 mg78%
Sodium 3261.3 mg135.9%
Total Carbohydrates 408 g135.9%
Dietary Fiber 19.2 g76.7%
Sugars 233.8 g
Protein 52 g103.6%
Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C 800.1%
Calcium 49.8% Iron 139%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet