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Cherry Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Chocolate square 2 Ounce
  Maraschino cherries 6 Ounce
  Walnuts/Pecans 3 Ounce, broken
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Thick cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Reserved maraschino cherry syrup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

1. Prepare two 9-in. round layer cake pans.
2 Melt chocolate and set aside.
3. Drain (reserving syrup) contents of maraschino cherries.
4 Finely chop cherries and set aside.
5 Coarsely chop black walnuts or pecans and set aside.
6. Sift together cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
and set aside.
7 Cream butter or margarine until softened.
8. Add sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy after each addition.
9. Add egg beating thoroughly.
10. Stir in chocolate.
11 Combine sour cream and maraschino cherry syrup.
12 Alternately add dry ingredients in fourths, sour cream mixture in thirds, to creamed mixture. After each addition, beat only until smooth. Finally, beat only until batter is smooth (do not overbeat). Blend in the chopped nuts and cherries.
13. Turn barter into pans.
14. Bake at 375°F 30 to 35 min. or until cake tests done. Cool
and remove from pans.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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