Cherry Cake Dessert Recipe

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Cherry Cake Dessert

Diana Perry

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@Empebi

I just came across this recipe in my Grandmother's favorite cookbook. I think I remember having this cake, and wondered how she made it. I haven't tried this yet, but I wanted to put it in my file for the day I have time to try it.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

4 Tbsp
butter
2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 c
flour, sifted
2 can(s)
drained sour cherries
1 c
pecans, chopped

GLAZE:

1 c
sugar
2-3 Tbsp
corn starch
2 Tbsp
butter
cherry juice
few drops red food coloring, if desired
cool whip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar and butter. Add eggs. Sift flour, salt & soda; slowly add dry ingredients to creamed butter. Stir in pecans; fold in cherries.
2
Bake in well greased 9X13" pan 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool.
3
Glaze: Mix the drained cherry juice, sugar & cornstarch; heat over medium heat til thickened. (Adjust cornstarch to the amount of the liquid drained from the canned cherries.) Add butter, and food coloring; cool.
4
Spread cool whip over top of cake; pour glaze over all. Refrigerate until ready to serve--at least 4 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom