Rating: 4 stars 4.1
21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

A wonderful pound cake full of maraschino cherries and a creamy cherry and cream cheese icing.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
14
Yield:
1 tube cake
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Ingredients

14
Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, cream the shortening and the white sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Add the flavoring.

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  • In another bowl, combine flour and baking powder together. Add these dry ingredients alternating with the milk to the creamed mixture. Stir 3/4 cup chopped cherries into the batter.

  • Pour batter into a greased tube pan, and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours.

  • To Make the Frosting: Cream together the cream cheese and the butter in a small mixing bowl. Gradually add the confectioners' sugar. Stir in the 1/4 cup cherries and coconut. Frost cake when cool.

Nutrition Facts

672 calories; protein 7.2g; carbohydrates 94g; fat 30.9g; cholesterol 96.2mg; sodium 102.7mg. Full Nutrition
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