- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease the bottom only of one 9x9 inch square baking pan. Drain the sour cherries, reserving the liquid.
- Combine the flour,1 cup of the sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat in the shortening and eggs at medium speed until well blended. Fold in the nuts and 1 cup of the drained cherries. Spread the batter into the prepared pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes. Serve cake warm or cooled with Cherry Sauce spooned over the top.
- To Make Cherry Sauce: In a small saucepan combine 1/3 cup sugar, corn starch, remaining cherries and the reserved juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally mixture is thick and clear.
Per Serving: 193 calories; 5.2 35 3.2 31 152 Full nutrition
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What a great recipe! I sprinkled chopped almonds on top instead of using walnuts. And to keep the cherries from sinking to the bottom, I coated them in a small amount of finely ground almonds....
This is a very easy recipe. Instead of canned sour cherries, I used fresh pitted cherries. The cake is a little on the chewey side, so I'll continue to experiment. However overall this was a ...
Excellent, easy recipe. It was gobbled up by my family. Added some vanilla extract and didn't even need the sauce.
I’ve made this cake twice and I didn’t change a thing. Very simple recipe. I am using 24 ounce jars of sweet cherries though, so when making the sauce I use a little more sugar and corn starch...
Great cake! I love cherries so this was a favorite. I used sugar free cheeries... yea don't do that it had a weird after taste to the sause. Great cake i will be making this again