Carol's Christmas Cherry Pound Cake

Carol Donald

By
@oldiesgal

My family love this cake and I usually have to hide this until Christmas. It is a moist pound cake. The butter shortening really adds flavour to this rich pound cake


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Serves:

16 - 20

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 lb
2 sticks butter plus more for pan
1/2 c
butter shortening
3 c
sugar
5
eggs
3 c
all purpose flour plus more for pan
1/2 tsp
fine salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
375 ml
jar of maraschino cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cream butter and shortening together
Add sugar a little at a time
Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each one
Add dry ingrediants alternately with milk
Add the vanilla
Cut the cherries in half and coat with flour then stir into the batter
Cut a circle of parchment for the bottom of the pan.Grease and dust with flour the pan.
Pour into a springform pan
Bake for 1 to 1/2 hours until a toothpick inserted comes out clean

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: UK/Ireland